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African American women scientists and inventors /

by Sullivan, Otha Richard; Haskins, James.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Black stars (New York, N.Y.): Publisher: New York : Wiley, c2002Description: ix, 150 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 047138707X (cloth : alk. paper) :.Title notes: $22.95 4-2002(j) $24.95 6/20/2004 ; Zylpha Rae's Rainbow Memorial Collection$24.95 8/2/2006Subject(s): African American inventors -- Biography | African American scientists -- Biography | African American women | Inventors -- Biography | African Americans -- BiographyOnline resources: Table of Contents
Contents:
Part one: The early years. Ellen F. Eglin, Sara E. Goode, Miriam E. Benjamin -- Part two: Into the new century. Madame C.J. Walker, Annie Turnbo Malone, Roger Arliner Young Ph. D., Marjorie Stewart Joyner Ph. D. -- Part three: Modern times. Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner and Mildred Austin Smith, Bessie Blount Griffin, Jane Cooke Wright M.D., Evelyn Boyd Granville Ph. D., Jewel Plummer Cobb Ph. D., Angela D. Ferguson M.D., Reatha Clark King Ph. D., Betty Wright Harris Ph. D., Patricia Bath M.D., Valerie Thomas, Shirley Ann Jackson Ph. D., Alexa Canady M.D., Sharon J. Barnes, Mae Jemison M.D., Ursula Burns, Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson Ph. D., Dannellia Gladden Green Ph. D., Chavonda J. Jacobs Young Ph. D.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Meet African american women of science and invention from the early years to modern Times <p>Patricia Bath, M.D.<br> Miriam E. Benjamin<br> Ursula Burns<br> Alexa Canady, M.D.<br> Jewel Plummer Cobb, Ph.D.<br> Ellen F. Eglin<br> Angela D. Ferguson, M.D.<br> Sara E. Goode<br> Evelyn Boyd Granville, Ph.D.<br> Dannellia Gladden Green, Ph.D.<br> Bessie Blount Griffin<br> Betty Wright Harris, Ph.D.<br> Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.<br> Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson, Ph.D.<br> Mae Jemison, M.D.<br> Marjorie Stewart Joyner, Ph.D.<br> Mary Kenner<br> Reatha Clark King, Ph.D.<br> Annie Turnbo Malone<br> Mildred Austin Smith<br> Valerie Thomas<br> Madame C. J. Walker<br> Jane Cooke Wright, M.D.<br> Roger Arliner Young, Ph.D.<br> Chavonda J. Jacobs Young, Ph.D.</p>

Includes bibliographical references (p. 143) and index.

Part one: The early years. Ellen F. Eglin, Sara E. Goode, Miriam E. Benjamin -- Part two: Into the new century. Madame C.J. Walker, Annie Turnbo Malone, Roger Arliner Young Ph. D., Marjorie Stewart Joyner Ph. D. -- Part three: Modern times. Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner and Mildred Austin Smith, Bessie Blount Griffin, Jane Cooke Wright M.D., Evelyn Boyd Granville Ph. D., Jewel Plummer Cobb Ph. D., Angela D. Ferguson M.D., Reatha Clark King Ph. D., Betty Wright Harris Ph. D., Patricia Bath M.D., Valerie Thomas, Shirley Ann Jackson Ph. D., Alexa Canady M.D., Sharon J. Barnes, Mae Jemison M.D., Ursula Burns, Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson Ph. D., Dannellia Gladden Green Ph. D., Chavonda J. Jacobs Young Ph. D.

$22.95 4-2002

(j) $24.95 6/20/2004 ; Zylpha Rae's Rainbow Memorial Collection

$24.95 8/2/2006

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword (p. vii)
  • Acknowledgments (p. ix)
  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Part 1 The Early Years (p. 5)
  • Ellen F. Eglin (p. 7)
  • Sara E. Goode (p. 13)
  • Miriam E. Benjamin (p. 18)
  • Part 2 Into the New Century (p. 23)
  • Madame C. J. Walker (p. 25)
  • Annie Turnbo Malone (p. 31)
  • Roger Arliner Young, Ph.D. (p. 35)
  • Marjorie Stewart Joyner, Ph.D. (p. 40)
  • Part 3 Modern Times (p. 45)
  • Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner and Mildred Austin Smith (p. 47)
  • Bessie Blount Griffin (p. 51)
  • Jane Cooke Wright, M.D. (p. 56)
  • Evelyn Boyd Granville, Ph.D. (p. 62)
  • Jewel Plummer Cobb, Ph.D. (p. 68)
  • Angela D. Ferguson, M.D. (p. 72)
  • Reatha Clark King, Ph.D. (p. 77)
  • Betty Wright Harris, Ph.D. (p. 83)
  • Patricia Bath, M.D. (p. 88)
  • Valerie Thomas (p. 93)
  • Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. (p. 97)
  • Alexa Canady, M.D. (p. 102)
  • Sharon J. Barnes (p. 108)
  • Mae Jemison, M.D. (p. 112)
  • Ursula Burns (p. 117)
  • Aprille Joy Ericsson Jackson, Ph.D. (p. 121)
  • Dannellia Gladden Green, Ph.D. (p. 126)
  • Chavonda J. Jacobs Young, Ph.D. (p. 130)
  • Chronology (p. 135)
  • Notes (p. 141)
  • Bibliography (p. 143)
  • Picture Credits (p. 145)
  • Index (p. 147)

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