A Conversation with Mary Beth Norton
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Norton, Mary Beth; Hull, Isabel “Itsie” V.
The historian Isabel V. (Itsie) Hull interviews her friend and longtime colleague, Mary Beth Norton--a pioneer who helped open up the historical profession to women and found the field of women’s and gender history. Topics include Norton’s childhood in Indiana, her education at University of Michigan and Harvard, her political activism beginning in the 1960s, her historical research in Early American and women’s history, and her role at Cornell in campus politics and in the classroom.
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