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Ladies Of The Lights : : Michigan Women In The U.s. Lighthouse Service

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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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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 -- Michigan -- History.
Women lighthouse keepers -- Michigan -- Biography.
Lighthouses -- Michigan -- History.
Lighthouse keepers -- Michigan -- History.
Lighthouse keepers -- Michigan -- Biography.
Women lighthouse keepers -- History.
Women lighthouse keepers -- Biography.