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Rimby, Susan
Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era conservation movement / Susan Rimby
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2012], ©2012
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 4th Floor  QH31.D59 R56 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Dock, Mira Lloyd, 1853-1945
Subject(s) Women conservationists -- Pennsylvania -- Biography
Conservationists -- Pennsylvania -- Biography
Nature conservation -- Pennsylvania -- History
Forest conservation -- Pennsylvania -- History
Progressivism (United States politics)
Social reformers -- Pennsylvania -- Biography
Civic improvement -- Pennsylvania -- History
Public health -- Pennsylvania -- History
Women -- Suffrage -- Pennsylvania -- History
Physical Description xii, 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Scope and Content "Examines the life of Mira Lloyd Dock, a Pennsylvania conservationist and Progressive Era reformer. Explores a broad range of Dock's work, including forestry, municipal improvement, public health, and woman suffrage"--Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-200) and index
Contents Introduction: Dock, Progressive Era Conservation, and Why It Matters -- A Reformer Grows in Dauphin County -- From Harrisburg to Uhlingen -- The City Beautiful -- "More for Forests" -- "Better Housekeeping Out of Doors" -- "This Has Driven Women into Suffrage" -- An Active Retirement -- Conclusion: Dock's Legacy and Significance -- Epilogue: From Pine Grove Furnace to Wildwood Lake; And Beyond

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