The Resource Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era conservation movement, Susan Rimby, (ebook)

Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era conservation movement, Susan Rimby, (ebook)

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Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era conservation movement
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Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era conservation movement
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Susan Rimby
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eng
Summary
For her time, Mira Lloyd Dock was an exceptional woman: a university-trained botanist, lecturer, women's club leader, activist in the City Beautiful movement, and public official-the first woman to be appointed to Pennsylvania's state government. In her twelve years on the Pennsylvania Forest Commission, she allied with the likes of J. T. Rothrock, Gifford Pinchot, and Dietrich Brandis to help bring about a new era in American forestry. She was also an integral force in founding and fostering the Pennsylvania State Forest Academy in Mont Alto, which produced generations of Pennsylvania foresters before becoming Penn State's Mont Alto campus. Though much has been written about her male counterparts, Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era Conservation Movement is the first book dedicated to Mira Lloyd Dock and her work. Susan Rimby weaves these layers of Dock's story together with the greater historical context of the era to create a vivid and accessible picture of Progressive Era conservation in the eastern United States and Dock's important role and legacy in that movement
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Midwest
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Rimby, Susan
Dewey number
363.70092
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non fiction
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  • Dock, Mira Lloyd
  • Women conservationists
  • Conservationists
  • Nature conservation
  • Forest conservation
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Social reformers
  • Civic improvement
  • Public health
  • Women
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adult
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Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era conservation movement, Susan Rimby, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780271068947
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11619842
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remote
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11619842
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MWT11619842
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era conservation movement, Susan Rimby, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780271068947
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11619842
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11619842
System control number
MWT11619842
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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