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Author Miedzian, Myriam.
Title Generations : a century of women speak about their lives / Myriam Miedzian and Alisa Malinovich.
Imprint New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [1997]
Edition First edition.

Author Miedzian, Myriam.
Subject Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- United States -- History.
Alt Name Malinovich, Alisa.
Description xl, 549 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Edition First edition.
ISBN 0871136783
OCLC # 36590667
Table of Contents
 A Life Story: I Never Knew We Were Poor / Bernice Stuart Snow3
 Growing Up: The First Generation19
  Leave the Door Slightly Ajar / Whitt Davenport21
  We Respected Our Elders / Laurine Warren, Helen Schiffrin, Dorothy Sommer [et al.]25
  I Never Saw My Parents' Marriage Certificate / Rebecca Rodin31
  I Felt Very Sorry for My Mother / Betsy Miller, Hazel Akeroyd, Jane Foley [et al.]35
  Everything Was So Segregated / Marguerite Rucker42
  How Could I Have Just Accepted It / Caroline Hodges, Jane Foley46
  Mining Towns Were Rough and Ready / Jean Hughes48
  The Path of Femininity / Laurine Warren, Helene Weintraub, Betsy Miller [et al.]52
  My Parents Were Professional Bridge Players / Jane Winthrop56
  My, How We Danced / Abigail Midgeley, Dorothy Sommer, Rose Kramer [et al.]60
 Growing Up: The Second Generation67
  The Jitterbug Was Very Popular / Hannah Mason69
  My Mother Was a Housewife / Sharon Goldberg, Joanne Evans, Anna Davis [et al.]75
  My Mother Would Say Gaman / Barbara Aoki81
  We Were Very Aware of Being a Minority / Beverly Butler Lavergneau, Elana Wiseman, Mary Wong Leong [et al.]86
  It Was Like Going from Darkness to Daylight / Martha Corson93
  Nice Guys and Not-Nice Guys / Suzanne Havercamp, Alice Dumont, Beverly Butler Lavergneau [et al.]101
  My Parents Dreamed a Big Dream / Sybil Jordan Hampton110
  It Was 1960 / Suzanne Havercamp, Joanna Rubin, Hettie Jones117
  Did You Ever See Panic in Needle Park? / Rita Curran123
  I Was Nineteen, I Was a Hippie / Mimi Miller, Kathleen Ryan, Ruth Mandel [et al.]130
 Growing Up: The Third Generation137
  The Real Live Thing / Christina Martin139
  This American Life / Tiana Dao, Mara Lavergneau, Pixie Haughton [et al.]146
  Would the Mother Please Stand / LaWanda Doss155
  I Remember the Day My Dad Said He Was Leaving / Cora Sands, Maggie Erwin, Chrissy Robinson [et al.]160
  Facades / Jenna Baker167
  I Kept Saying No / Cora Sands, Nancy Aldridge, Marina Koob174
  Dad, I'm a Lesbian, You Probably Knew / Amy Goldberg178
  I Feel Very Close to Women / Nichelle Ellison, Marquita Anderson, Jillian Schwartz [et al.]184
  My Grandmother Raised Me to Cook and Clean / Abby Soong189
  The Last Virgin on Flatbush Avenue / Jackie Preston, Colleen McCarthy, Angela Walker [et al.]195
 A Life Story: You Ought To Be My All and All / Josie Gilchrist Anderson207
 Family: The First Generation219
  The Second Marriage Was the Real Marriage, Except We Never Married / Anne Ratner221
  I Met My Husband at the LaGuardia Campaign / Helene Weintraub, Laurine Warren, Helen Schiffrin [et al.]224
  When the First Blade of Grass Came Up, We Were Thrilled / Linda Pesso230
  A Wonderful Life / Rose Kramer, Whitt Davenport, Bernice Stuart Snow [et al.]236
  Men Always Made the Big Decisions / Abigail Midgeley241
  Women of My Generation Closed Their Eyes / Cynthia Bowles, Caroline Hodges, Sally Evans [et al.]246
  I Always Had a Wild Temper / Belle Riding251
  This Square That My Kids Thought I Was / Jean Hughes, Abigail Midgeley, Betty Marin [et al.]255
 Family: The Second Generation261
  You Never Realize How Much Work Is Involved / Miyako Moriki263
  My Generation Was Transitional / Priscilla Lynch, Nancy Douglas, Alice Dumont [et al.]269
  I Expanded; He Contracted / Rachel Morgan276
  We Split Up / Kate Merrill, Kathleen Ryan, Maria Rodriguez [et al.]280
  I Had Sex, Therefore I Must Be in Love / Leslie Hampton286
  Maybe This Is Really What I Am? / Joan Herbert, Dolores Valenti, Molly Hermel [et al.]291
  Harder on the Marriage Than on the Children / Martha Everett296
  It Has to Be a Shared Responsibility / Suzanne Havercamp, Nancy Douglas, Frances Smith Foster [et al.]302
  It's Called Survival / Susan Willard311
  I Could Not Live in a Traditional Setting / Hettie Jones, Melinda Stratton, Janet Moore [et al.]316
 Family: The Third Generation323
  I Do Things Out of the Norm / Gina Rotundo325
  I Didn't Know Normal Would Be So Tiring / Marianne Pages, Robin Vaccai-Yess, June Wood [et al.]333
  Our Marriage Is Too Important to Fight over It / JoAnn Jansen343
  Day by Day / Roberta Flaherty, Chrissy Robinson, Katherine Millard [et al.]348
  He Had to Have Total Control / Wendy Gardner358
  Slapping Force / Pat Jamison, Kim Faggins, Lizette Arsuega362
  His Family Is One Way and Mine Is Another / Dana Coroff370
  Not the Kind of Life My Mother Had / Sarah Miller, Joanna Katz, Lauren Morgan Stern [et al.]377
 A Life Story: How Did Someone Like You Get Elected? / Dorothy Gonzales387
 Work: The First Generation399
  I Found It Very Difficult to Be Heard / Janet Mary Riley401
  I Have Done a Lot of Volunteer Work / Betsy Miller, Rosa Keller, Nadine Williams [et al.]407
  A Hundred and Thirty-One Women and One Toilet / Lucille Thornburgh414
  The War Brought Women Out of Their Homes / Hazel Akeroyd, Dorothy Sommer, Laurine Warren [et al.]420
  I Don't Know Why I Wanted to Be a Doctor / Margaret Veller428
  What a Rigamarole / Winifred Williams, Jean Hughes, Anne Plettinger [et al.]434
 Work: The Second Generation441
  You're Like a Little Wife at Work / Leslie Hampton443
  I Never Planned a Career / Lois Mayer, Sharon Goldberg, Julia Parker447
  I Don't Believe in Being a Crutch; I Believe in Assisting / Rosalind Cropper451
  I See Horrible Callousness / Alice Dumont, Kate Merrill, Kathleen Ryan457
  I've Never, Never Worn Pants to Teach / Elizabeth Russell461
  My Mother Said You Should Be Equipped to Do Something / Suzanne Havercamp, Josie Gilchrist Anderson, Mimi Miller466
  They Don't Care about the Little Guy / Anna Davis471
  Why Are You Doing That Kind of Work / Maria Rodriguez, Isadora Damon, Yolanda Casarez [et al.]476
  I'm a Fourth-Generation Priest / Katrina Martha Swanson481
  Second-Class Citizen / Frances Smith Foster, Amanda Johnson, Elana Wiseman [et al.]488
 Work: The Third Generation495
  I Run the Paver; I Spread the Blacktop / Cynthia Rhodes497
  What's Happening / Sally Carroll, Nichelle Ellison, Louise Tang [et al.]502
  A Dream Job / Kim Moriki511
  The Girls Don't Stand for It / Mara Lavergneau, Gina Rotundo, Loren Medway [et al.]516
  I Always Loved the Hospital / Sharon Wiseman525
  A Matter of Choosing / Lisa DiCiccio, Annabelle Diaz, Ilene Connolly [et al.]530
  You Made Law Review / Jessica Tamler535
  Creative Ways / Rachel Goldman, Janey Desroschers, Crystal Romero [et al.]541

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