Gentle Invaders: Quaker Women Educators and Racial Issues During the Civil War and Reconstruction
Friends United Press

Gentle Invaders: Quaker Women Educators and Racial Issues During the Civil War and Reconstruction

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Grounded in the Quaker sense of spiritual equality for all believers, and funded primarily by Friends in the northern yearly meetings, more than two hundred Quaker women headed south to establish and/or teach in the first schools for contraband and former slaves during the Civil War and period of Reconstruction.

  • ISBN: 9780944350300
  • Author: Linda B. Selleck
  • Pages: 312
  • Year: 1995

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