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Title Restoring women's history through historic preservation / edited by Gail Lee Dubrow & Jennifer B. Goodman.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

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Series Center books on contemporary landscape design
Center books on contemporary landscape design.
Subject Women -- United States -- History.
Historic preservation -- United States.
Historic sites -- United States.
Landscape architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.
Women historians -- United States.
Women conservationists -- United States.
Women museum curators -- United States.
Alt Name Dubrow, Gail Lee.
Goodman, Jennifer B., 1964-
Description 1 online resource (x, 451 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Note This essay collection draws upon work presented at three national conferences on women and historic preservation: the first held at Bryn Mawr College in 1994, the second held at Arizona State University in 1997, and the third held at Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C. in 2000.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-428) and index.
Contents Restoring women's history through historic preservation: recent developments in scholarship and public historical practice / Gail Lee Dubrow -- Part I. Documenting the history of women in preservation : Women in the nineteenth-century preservation movement / Barbara J. Howe -- Special places saved: the role of women in preserving the American landscape / Shaun Eyring -- Four African American women on the national landscape / Fath Davis Ruffins -- Part II. Revisiting women's lives at historic houses and museums : Uncovering and interpreting women's history at historic house museums / Patricia West -- Domestic work portrayed: Philadelphia's restored Bishop William White House: a case study / Karie Diethorn with John Bacon -- Putting women in their place: methods and sources for including women's history in museums and historic sites / Edith Mayo -- Part III. Claiming new space for women in the built environment and cultural landscape : Rooms of their own: the nurse's residences at Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital / Annmarie Adams -- On the inside: preserving women's history in American libraries / Abigail A. Van Slyck -- Women in the southern West Virginia coalfields / Susan M. Pierce -- "A night with Venus, a moon with Mercury": the archaeology of prostitution in historical Los Angeles / Julia G. Costello -- Part IV. Exemplary projects : The Power of Place project: claiming women's history in the urban landscape / Dolores Hayden -- Best practices for saving women's heritage sites: nonprofit case studies / Jennifer B. Goodman -- "It's a wide community indeed": alliances and issues in creating Women's Rights National Historical Park, Seneca Falls, New York / Judith Wellman -- "Raising our sites": a pilot project for integrating women's history into museums / Kim Moon -- Finding her place: integrating women's history into historic preservation in Georgia / Leslie N. Sharp -- Blazing trails with pink triangles and rainbow flags: improving the preservation and interpretation of gay and lesbian heritage / Gail Lee Dubrow -- Part V. Toward an inclusive agenda for preservation policy and practice : Searching for women in the National Register of Historical Places / Carol D. Shull -- Reflections on federal policy and its impact on understanding women's past at historical sites / Page Putnam Miller -- Parks Canada and women's history / Alan B. McCullough -- Afterword : Proceeding from here / Heather A. Huyck -- App. A: Participants in the pilot of "Raising our sites: women's history in Pennsylvania" -- App. B: Women, women's organizations, and buildings related to women which have been commemorated by the Canadian minister responsible for national historical sites.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0801870526
OCLC # 298104974
Additional Format Print version: Restoring women's history through historic preservation. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003 (DLC) 2001007988