Author – Carolyn
Curry Discussion

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Date(s): 2/24/21
Start time: 11:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM


Phone: 706-991-5119
Type: Literary, Virtual & Online

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The Expanded Edition of Suffer and Grow Strong: The life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas 1834-1907. This is an expanded version of the biography of an outstanding Civil War Georgia woman, Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, which originally appeared in 2014. It tells the story of her life from her diary of 41 years and scrapbooks she kept after the war. At the end of life she was president of the Georgia Woman Suffrage Association. The new edition includes the history of the women's suffrage movement in the U.S. up until its passage the 19th amendment i 1920. It also includes an introduction by Joseph Crespino of Emory University, an added chapter and a new epilogue.

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