A Separate Sphere: Dressmakers in Cincinnati's Golden Age, 1877-1922
by Cynthia Amnéus
This book examines the nineteenth-century ideology of women's separate sphere, the early feminist movement, women in the workplace, and dressmakers as artisans and professionals. Included are essays by Anne Bissionnette, Marla Miler, and Shirley Teresa Wajda.
216 pages, 75 color plates, 36 photographs and illustrations