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The girl explorers : the untold story of the globetrotting women who trekked, flew, and fought their way around the world / Jayne Zanglein.

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Etna Library 910.92 ZAN 31257000287234 New items Checked out 04/20/2021

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  • ISBN: 9781728215242
  • Physical Description: xxxvii, 376 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2021.

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""Don't take women when you go exploring!" In 1932, Roy Chapman Andrews, the president of the Explorers Club, told hundreds of female students at Barnard College that women and exploration could never mix. He obviously didn't know a thing about either... The Girl Explorers is the inspirational and untold story of the women who broke apart the stuffy men's club and founded the Society of Woman Geographers (SWG), and how some key members-including Blair Niles, Amelia Earhart, Gloria Hollister, and Anna Heyward Taylor-paved the way for women scientists by scaling mountains, exploring the seas, flying across the Atlantic, and recording the world through film, sculpture, and art"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women explorers.
Society of Woman Geographers.
Niles, Blair.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.

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