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Refugee from the Plantation South: Marie Wilson’s Flight from Privilege to Notoriety

Marie Wilson rejected the rigid world of the plantation and embraced an unorthodox and worldly lifestyle. Continue reading

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Pioneer Mother Monuments and the All-American Family

In the months leading up to the “Big Berks” conference, we will be highlighting research on rural women that will be presented at that conference. This week, we share an abstract from a session focused on rural women, “The Rural Imaginary in Popular Culture.” Continue reading

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Black Women’s Activism in Rural Arkansas

Black women’s activism was a crucial part of the self-advocacy and efficacy necessary to improve conditions in Arkansas’s rural black communities. Continue reading

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