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Author Perkins, Anne Gardiner, author.

Title Yale needs women : how the first group of girls rewrote the rules of an Ivy League giant / Anne Gardiner Perkins.

Publication Info. Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  378.7468 PER    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  378.7468 PER    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-354) and index.
Summary "Yale University, along with the rest of the Ivy League, kept its gates closed to women until the class of 1969. The reason for letting them in? As an incentive for men to attend. Yale Needs Women is the story of why the most elite schools in the nation refused women for so long, and what the first women to enter those halls faced when they stepped onto campus"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Yale University -- History.
Women in higher education.
Sexism in higher education.
Women college students -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- History.
ISBN 9781492687740 (hardcover)
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