Women and New Orleans: A History

PBK3 Renderby Mary Gehman

Women and New Orleans: A History, Amazon Prime Paperback


New Orleans women’s contributions to the worlds of education, religion, art, medicine, preservation, politics, law, literature, social services, civil rights, etc. are explored in this comprehensive yet easy to read volume. Mentioned and pictured are women of various races and social classes, from slaves to free women of color to society club women. Lots of photographs. Includes an index and References for Further Reading page. This book is a major addition to documenting southern and U.S. women’s history.


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About the Author

Mary Gehman is an historian, writer and publisher. Since being flooded out in Hurricane Katrina in N.O. she has moved upriver but continues to travel often to the city. Nancy Reis, professional photographer, lived for a decade in N.O. but has returned to her native state of Washington.

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