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作者 Albert, Susan Wittig
書名 With Courage and Common Sense : Memoirs from the Older Women's Legacy Circles
出版項 Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003
國際標準書號 9780292796553 (electronic bk.)
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附註 Intro -- Table of Contents -- Foreword (Liz Carpenter) -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter One: Identity: I am Not Always the Same Person -- Daughter (Gayle Hunt) -- A Woman Named Billie (Billie Grace Herring) -- My Mother's Daughter (Katherine Koonce) -- My Father's Daughter (Jo Scudder) -- A Story about Who I Am (Ruby Johnston) -- All the Things I Am... (Williene Story) -- I Am Not Always the Same Person (Marilyn Zimmerman) -- Going to School (Oma Gillis) -- A European Youth (Erika Eden) -- Girls Just Didn't Go to College (Gayle Hunt) -- A Lover of Back Roads (Martha Knies) -- Gifts That I Chose for Myself (Selah Rose) -- Chapter Two: Home: I Was Born in East Texas -- I Was Born in East Texas... (Helen G. Burton) -- How My Mother Got Her Washing Machine, and Other Stories (Janie Kirkpatrick) -- Keeping House for My Mother (Betty Martin) -- Courage and Little Else (Helen Ibbotson) -- Chores, Chores, Endless Chores (Mary Lou Morgette) -- A Lesson for Young Brides (Oleta Cates) -- Horses, Friends, and Cleaning Out the Stalls (Sarah McKinney) -- Aunt Hattie's House (Janice Wilkins) -- Finding Home (Grace B. Schmitt) -- Chapter Three: Work: Making Something That Lasted -- Making Something That Lasted (Kathryn Doggett) -- God Had Given Me a Brain and I'd Better Learn to Use It (Gayle Hunt) -- Making My Own Way (Erma Hiltpold) -- Clerking in My Dad's General Store (Pat Simmons) -- I'm Doing the Best I Can" (Patricia Gunderlach) -- District 23, Speedway School (Rose Urba) -- Southern Belle: A Full-Time Job (Marthanne Luzader) -- A Fitting Job (Mathilda Mimun) -- A Cattle Drive (Erin Colleen Moore) -- The Autoclave (Lavern Crawford) -- My Navy Career (Joan H. Crews) -- An Office in the Courthouse (Margaret C. Long) -- Things Began to Change (Faye L. Kelly) -- My Silver Star (Billie Grace Herring) -- Just an Old Hooker (Lois Earley)
Granny's Biscuits (Sue Kinney) -- Chapter Four: Family: Grandmother and the Pirates -- Grandmother and the Pirates (Eula Rae McCown) -- My Father and the Value of Money (Bonnie Knipp) -- Nanoo (Carole Burke) -- Grandma Maggie Helman (Joann Bynum) -- My Mother and the Pigeons (Martha Knies) -- An Unexpected Meeting (Patricia Lyon) -- William and the Outhouse (Martha Brian) -- My Brother Ray (Kathryn Doggett) -- Aminta (Amparo Gonzalez) -- We All Loved Each Other (Bertie W. Wright) -- Lillian (Francys Shliff) -- Rosy (Ruby Varnon Bishop) -- Chapter Five: Love: 'Til We Meet Again -- Love Letters (Nadeane Walker Anderson) -- Those Golden Days at Graceland (Katherine Koonce) -- How My Life Changed (Amparo Gonzalez) -- To Do As I Pleased (Minnie Ree Baccus) -- A Keepsake Penny, and Love Refound (Eula Rae McCown) -- Hey, Maud Farkle..." (Paula Stephens-Bishop) -- Do You Believe in Fate? (Evelyn Simon) -- I Will Promise You a Rose Garden" (Val Jean Schmidt) -- 'Til We Meet Again (Sherlie Hurwitz) -- Chapter Six: Loss: The Strength to Survive -- The Lost Shoes (Alice M. Short) -- The Day My Childhood Died (Ruby Varnon Bishop) -- When Daddy Died (Ruby A. Taylor) -- The Strength to Survive (Sarah Lichtman) -- Teddy (Jean Wyllys) -- Changing Places (Joyce A. Dehlin) -- Renee (Irene Luedke) -- The Day Grandma Died, August 9, 1938 (Sidna Leavenworth) -- I Should Have Cried" (Lucy A. Boyea) -- Losing Martha (Bobbye Jo Barker) -- When I Think of Grace... (Jeanie Forsyth) -- Chapter Seven: Living Fully: I Still Had My Two Dollars -- Decoration Day, Fairy Tales, and the Ice Cream Wagon (Oma Gillis) -- I Still Had My Two Dollars (Marji Smith) -- Baseball Fever (Jane R. Peppard) -- The Best Christmas (Mary G. Warren) -- Inside a Prism (Ruby Varnon Bishop) -- My Bonneville Convertible (Pauline Carey) -- Kyky the Elephant (Margaret F. Shive)
Outward Bound (Jeanie Forsyth) -- The Happiest Day of My Life (Erma Hiltpold) -- The Day My Daughter Walked (Mary Holder) -- I Felt like a Queen (Lorene B. Laird) -- A Summer with Granny Rylee (Pat Williamson) -- Chapter Eight: Witness: Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Events -- Remembering War (Mathilda Mimun) -- Holocaust Survivor (Sarah Lichtman) -- Where Is Pearl Harbor?" (Lavern Crawford) -- December 7, 1941 (Jean Leonard) -- How Would I Measure Up under Fire? (Eileen C. Titus) -- Rommel's Hannibal Connection (Janine M. Koch) -- Not a Dry Eye in the House (Patricia J. Click) -- When the Americans Came (Jean Wyllys) -- The Day Roosevelt Died (Bobbye Jo Barker) -- An Army Wife in Postwar Germany (Faye L. Kelly) -- An Ordinary Day: An Extraordinary Event (Wanda Heath) -- Terror: The Day MLK Died (Louise Kent) -- When the Russians Invaded Czechoslovakia (Dolores R. Muhich) -- Four Joyful Days (Agatha Barbay) -- Chapter Nine: Legacies: "I Wish You Could Have Known My Grandma -- Family Books, Family Treasures (Helen Burnette) -- The Tapestry (Bobbye Jo Barker) -- My Grandmother's Dress (Joyce A. Dehlin) -- My Mother's Ring (Mathilda Mimun) -- My Keepsake Quilt (Mary Lou Morgette) -- The Legacy of the Two Lauras (Sue Kinney) -- Mama's Writings (Irene Luedke) -- The Other Side of Fifty (Betty Poe Howard) -- A Letter to a Young Person (Marthanne Luzader) -- I Wish You Could Have Known My Grandma" (Evelyn Simon) -- Biographical Notes -- About the Story Circle Network
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Albert, Susan Wittig With Courage and Common Sense : Memoirs from the Older Women's Legacy Circles Austin : University of Texas Press,c2003 9780292705494
主題 Older women--Texas--Biography
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