Contextual essays precede small collections of primary sources covering "Breaking into the Temperance Movement, 1852-1853;" "Building the Woman's Rights Movement, 1853-1856;" "Aiding the Antislavery Movement, 1856-1859;" and "Combining Movements,...
Antislavery movements; Temperance; Women social reformers; Women's rights
Includes letters written by freedmen's teachers Lucy and Sarah Chase, Jane Briggs Smith, and Gertrude Allen; letters from freedwomen and freedmen; and articles in publications such as New-York Illustrated News, Harper's Weekly, and Frank Leslie's...
Civil War, 1861-1865; Education; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Women teachers
United States -- South Carolina; United States -- Virginia
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