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283 INDEX abatement laws, 120, 121, 122, 244nn2–3. See also prostitutes actor-network theory (ANT), 9, 71–72, 73 Adams, Milton, 79, 80, 81 African Americans. See black people; black women agriculture, 4, 189, 194, 200; Aurora Phelps’s Garden Homesteads, 53; black sharecroppers, 150 Alcott, Louisa May, 7, 42, 47, 54, 241n1; inventive strategies, 49–50, 51, 52, 53; Little Women, 44–45, 164 Alexander, Lynn M., 43, 55 ambient rhetorics, 74, 77, 79, 80, 81–82. See also Everson, Carrie Jane Billings American communists. See Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) American Federation of Labor (AFL), 102, 106, 109, 249n5 appearance, 137–40, 141–42, 227, 230, 245n2, 245n4 Applegarth, Risa, 4, 187 Aristotle, 64, 123, 134 autobiography: Alcott, 42; Dubinsky, 170; Zaharias, 12, 175, 179–80, 182 Bagley, Sarah, 27–28 Barrett, Kate Waller, 10, 117, 121, 123, 244n1 baseball. See sports, baseball basketball, 173, 175, 180, 181, 182, 183; women’s team, 176, 179 Bazerman, Charles, 72, 74, 76, 79, 80, 81 belletristic rhetoric, 8, 56, 58, 63, 64, 67 Ben-Yusuf, Zaida, 96, 97 black associations: Black Women and Work Collective, 4; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 156; National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women ’s Clubs (NANBPWC), 245n3 Black Belt thesis, 212, 221 black people, 35, 68, 209, 210–12, 217, 244n3, 247n2; as progressive activists, 222; as entertainers, 144–50, 154–56; in Europe, 145, 148, 149–50, 154–56; New Negroes , 154 284 Index black press, 11, 144, 147–48, 153, 156, 213; Baltimore Afro-American, 145, 150, 152, 153, 246n2; Chicago Defender, 145; Ebony, 209; New York Amsterdam News, 145, 146, 149; Pittsburgh Courier, 145, 146 black slavery, 32, 33, 34, 35, 52, 239n2, 240n8; abolitionism and, 18, 24. See also Keckley, Elizabeth black women, 31, 144, 149, 160, 213–14, 220–21; the CPUSA and, 209, 210–12, 219–20; and domesticity discourses, 159, 209; as domestic workers, 150, 215, 216–17; made visible, 209–10, 214; mammy stereotype of, 215–16; slave narratives of, 239n2; writers, 146. See also race women; triple oppression theory; women of color Blair, Hugh, 64, 65 blues music, 4, 11, 144. See also Hunter , Alberta boardinghouses, 24, 25 Boellert, Sophie, 131–32 Bordelon, Suzanne, 103, 104 Brady, William, 39, 40 branding, 174–75, 176, 181–82, 183. See also rhetorical branding Brouwer, Dan, 210–11 Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) club, 138, 245nn1–3. See also National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NFBPWC) Butler, Eleanor, 60–61 bylines: Barrett’s, 121; Johnston’s, 92; Zaharias’s, 175, 180 Callen, Charles Lane, 160–61 Carter, David, 180, 182 Censer, Jane Turner, 56, 59, 60 Chevalier, Michel, 17, 20 Chicago, 126, 144, 225; Relief Administration , 227; Roosevelt College, 229; Roosevelt University, 232 Christianity: evangelicalism, 18, 26; mandatory church attendance, 24, 25 class, 4, 210, 212, 220–21, 245n2. See also working-class women clothing: for army nurses, 158; factory coveralls, 158, 202, 203; feminine, 165; formal business suits, 234; Serbin dress manufacturers, 184; sports, 184; undergarments, 160, 226; for union girl, 234. See also Donnelly Garment Company; Gossard Company Cold War: and communism, 230; Left, 222, 223; narrative of home, 215, 218; society and black women, 217 collective bargaining and action, 114, 237, 239n1 communism, 14, 225, 230, 231, 236, 248n1; Young Communist League, 213. See also press, communist Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA), 13, 209, 212, 214, 215, 216–22; and Food, Tobacco, Agricultural, and Allied Workers of America, 211. See also press, Political Affairs (CPUSA) conferences and conventions: Conference on College Composition and Communication, 14; Conference on the Care of Delinquent Children , 117; Congress of Mothers, 117; Democratic National Convention , 156; Seneca Falls Women ’s Rights Convention (1848), 50; Versailles Conference, 117 285 Index constitutive rhetoric, 205, 208 Cooperative Builder. See press, Cooperative Builder Cornish, Samuel, 147–48 Criley, Thomas, 72, 76, 77, 242n2 Crittenton, Charles Nelson, 117, 128 Dallas, Texas: “Dallas Dress Makers’ War,” 167; Employers Casualty Insurance Company, 176 Dawson, Jane, 44, 50 Didrikson, “Babe.” See Zaharias, Mildred “Babe” Didrikson discrimination in employment, 145, 155 domesticity, 45, 48, 169–70, 205, 213, 217, 234; discourses of, 158–59, 162–65, 171; during World War II, 200, 202; postwar return to, 209–10. See also rhetorical domesticity domestic work, 144, 188, 194, 196, 200, 214–16 domestic workers, 150, 215, 216–17, 218, 221 Donnelly Garment Company (DGC), 158–60, 162–63, 164, 168–69, 247n2; and ILGWU, 165–66...

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9780822987185
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9780822945888
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1113898346
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303
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2019-08-28
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English
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