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  • Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: x, 120 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780472071432
  • 0472071432
  • 9780472051434
  • 0472051431

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Ladies of the lights : Michigan women in the U.S. Lighthouse Service

by Majher, Patricia.

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Call number: 386.855 Ma

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor, Malletts Adult, Traverwood Adult

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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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