Wild Women of Maryland: Grit & Gumption in the Free State

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The daring women of Maryland made their mark on history as spies, would-be queens and fiery suffragettes. Sarah Wilson escaped indentured servitude in Frederick by impersonating the queen's sister. In Cumberland, Sallie Pollock smuggled letters for top Confederate officials. Baltimore journalist Marguerite Harrison snuck into Russia to report conditions there after World War I. From famous figures like Harriet Tubman to unsung heroines like "Lady Law" Violet Hill Whyte, author Lauren R. Silberman introduces Maryland's most tenacious and adventurous women.
ISBN: 9781626198111
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Maryland
Images: 44
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Lauren R. Silberman is the author of Wicked Baltimore: Charm City Sin and Scandal (The History Press) and The Jewish Community of Baltimore (Arcadia Publishing). Silberman is the deputy director of Historic London Town and Gardens in Edgewater, Maryland, and a board member of the Small Museum Association. She is also the treasurer for the Friends of the Greenbelt Museum and a committee member for the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area. She lives in Greenbelt, Maryland, with her husband.
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