- Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Description: x, 120 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- United States. -- Bureau of Light-Houses.
- Women lighthouse keepers -- History. -- Michigan
- Women lighthouse keepers -- Biography. -- Michigan
- Lighthouses -- History. -- Michigan
- Lighthouse keepers -- History. -- Michigan
- Lighthouse keepers -- Biography. -- Michigan
- Women lighthouse keepers -- History.
- Women lighthouse keepers -- Biography.
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Ladies of the lights : Michigan women in the U.S. Lighthouse Service
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Call number: 386.855 Ma
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl., Malletts Adult, Traverwood Adult
Female lighthouse keepers: a brief history -- Michigan: home to the most female keepers -- Typical duties of a lighthouse keeper -- How did women get appointed to keeper positions? -- What drew women to this work? -- What special hardships did women face? -- Were any female keepers also mothers? -- Were female keepers treated differently than male keepers? -- What were the contributions of wives of male keepers? -- How long did female keepers serve? -- Sixteen who served -- An interview with Frances (Wuori Johnson) Marshall -- Epilogue.
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