For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for America the Beautiful
For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for America the Beautiful
Description:Katharine Lee Bates first wrote the lines to "America the Beautiful" after a stirring visit to Pikes Peak in 1893. But the story behind the song begins with Katharine herself, who pushed beyond conventional expectations of women to become an acclaimed writer, scholar, suffragist, and reformer.
Subject:Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929
Subject:Authors, American - 19th Century - Biography
Subject:Authors, American - 20th Century - Biography
Subject:United States History
Joint Author:Baumert, Olga
Primary Author:Churnin, Nancy
Call Number:E 811 CHU
Title:For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for America the Beautiful