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The Loretta M. Schaechterle Book Fund

Established in April 2010 in memory of Mrs. Loretta M. Schaechterle to purchase books and multimedia materials about Women in the United States. Mrs. Schaechterle was a life-long learner with a love for reading, and books purchased through this fund will help to provide an understanding of women's lives in the United States, with a focus on the 20th century.

Books purchased on this fund include:

A passion for space : adventures of a pioneering female NASA flight controller / Marianne J. Dyson

Representations of black women in the media : the damnation of black womanhood / Marquita Marie Gammage

Soldier, sister, spy, scout : women soldiers and patriots on the Western frontier / Chris Enss and JoAnn Chartier

The transformation of women's collegiate education : the legacy of Virginia Gildersleeve / Patrick Dilley

Unprotected labor : household workers, politics, and middle-class reform in New York, 1870-1940 / Vanessa H. May

See all the books purchased on this fund...