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Author Knupfer, Anne Meis, 1951-
Title Toward a tenderer humanity and a nobler womanhood : African American women's clubs in turn-of-the-century Chicago / Anne Meis Knupfer.
Published New York : New York University Press, c1996.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F548.9.N4 K58 1996    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 209 p., [7] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-204) and index.
Contents African American club women's ideologies and discourses -- African American communities in Chicago -- The women's clubs and political reform -- Homes for dependent children, young working girls, and the elderly -- African American settlements -- Literary clubs -- Social clubs.
Subject African American women -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Societies and clubs.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0814746713 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0814746918 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 34912730