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Twenty-two Texas women : strong, tough, and independent / by Michele Bennett and Barbara Bennett.

By: Bennett, Michele.
Contributor(s): Bennett, Barbara, 1937-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Austin, Tex. : Eakin Press, 1996Edition: 1st ed.Description: iv, 116 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1571680624; 9781571680624.Other title: 22 Texas women.Subject(s): Women -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 920.72/09764 LOC classification: CT3260 | .B45 1996
Contents:
They led the way. Rosa Maria Hinojosa de Balli ; Adina de Zavala and Clara Driscoll -- They served as first ladies. Lady Bird Johnson ; Barbara Bush -- They entered the business worls. Florence Butt ; Mary Kay Ash -- They mastered the arts. Katherine Anne Porter ; Tanya Tucker ; Molly Ivins -- They took to the skies. Katherine Stinson ; Bessie Coleman ; Kara Hultgreen -- They became politicians. Barbara Jordan ; Ann Richards -- They excelled in sports. Mildred Didrikson Zaharias ; Barbara Jacket -- They became scientists. May Owen ; Sarah Williams -- They preserved the law. Sarah Tilghman Hughes ; Marrie Reynolds Garcia -- They kept their heritage alive. Frances Battise ; Helen Groves.
Summary: Biographies of women who were the first or best in their fields including business, aviation, and medicine when such professions were not considered appropriate for women.
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CML Dewey University of Texas At Tyler
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920.72 B4723TW (Browse shelf) Available 0000001463298

Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-116).

Biographies of women who were the first or best in their fields including business, aviation, and medicine when such professions were not considered appropriate for women.

They led the way. Rosa Maria Hinojosa de Balli ; Adina de Zavala and Clara Driscoll -- They served as first ladies. Lady Bird Johnson ; Barbara Bush -- They entered the business worls. Florence Butt ; Mary Kay Ash -- They mastered the arts. Katherine Anne Porter ; Tanya Tucker ; Molly Ivins -- They took to the skies. Katherine Stinson ; Bessie Coleman ; Kara Hultgreen -- They became politicians. Barbara Jordan ; Ann Richards -- They excelled in sports. Mildred Didrikson Zaharias ; Barbara Jacket -- They became scientists. May Owen ; Sarah Williams -- They preserved the law. Sarah Tilghman Hughes ; Marrie Reynolds Garcia -- They kept their heritage alive. Frances Battise ; Helen Groves.

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