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Women of Lansing History

$36.00

During the month of March 2022 — Women’s History Month — The Lansing Journal published a series of articles specifically about women who played a role in Lansing History. This hardcover volume contains those six articles as well as an introduction that explains the difficulty of recording women’s role in our history. Women of Lansing History records the little-known stories of Lansing women who trained Navy pilots, ran the Lansing Library, influenced generations of schoolchildren, fought against the mandatory retirement age, served in elected office, and owned their own businesses. May Anderson Walker, Dorothy Wernicke, Opal Dewalt, Winifred Edwards Gaetze, Julia Gault, Agnes Smithgall, and Rilla Zabel — all are Women of Lansing History.

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During the month of March 2022 — Women’s History Month — The Lansing Journal published a series of articles specifically about women who played a role in Lansing History. This hardcover volume contains those six articles as well as an introduction that explains the difficulty of recording women’s role in our history. Women of Lansing History records the little-known stories of Lansing women who trained Navy pilots, ran the Lansing Library, influenced generations of schoolchildren, fought against the mandatory retirement age, served in elected office, and owned their own businesses. May Anderson Walker, Dorothy Wernicke, Opal Dewalt, Winifred Edwards Gaetze, Julia Gault, Agnes Smithgall, and Rilla Zabel — all are Women of Lansing History.

  • 40 pages
  • Hardcover
  • 8.5 x 8.5″