A significant contribution to the scholarship on the history of... womens rights, which included a "fight for our clothes." -- Joy Sperling, The Journal of American Culture, June 2004
This beautiful book
allows a part of history unknown to many of us to come alive
[Its] hard to put down. -- Melody Ballard, Library Journal, June 1, 2003
This beautiful volume... brings to life a hidden history: women who traded their dresses for clothes that "made the man." -- Diane Ellen Hamer, The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide, Jan. 01, 2004
About the Author
Catherine Smith is an Associate Professor of Art at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan. Recently she co-curated, with Cynthia Grieg, "Images of Resistance: Women in Pants, Photographs from the 1850s to the 1930s." Smith has spent the last six years collecting and researching early photographs of women in pants. Cynthia Greig is a fine-art photographer and independent curator. She has curated and written essays for a number of recent exhibitions in addition to "Images of Resistance." Greig has also taught photography at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and is a contributor to the book, The Body Aesthetic: From Fine Art to Body Modification. She has an M.A. in Art History from the University of Iowa and an M.F.A. in Photography from the University of Michigan.