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A Doctor for Rural AmericaThe Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley$
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Barbara Barksdale Clowse

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813179773

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.001.0001

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1862–1896

1862–1896

Outliving Loss

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(p.6) 1 1862–1896
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A Doctor for Rural America
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Barbara Barksdale Clowse

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.003.0002

Having New England roots but growing up in Atlanta gave Bradley a dual Yankee-Southern identity. Her father’s sudden death when she was twelve plus her nursing her mother and siblings through serious illnesses brought an early but shadowed maturity. Marriage to Horace Bradley in 1885 took her to New York City. After his early death from tuberculosis in 1896, she faced poverty and raising four children alone.

Keywords:   Frances Sage, Horace Bradley, Atlanta, Georgia, Civil War, New York City, tuberculosis, pregnancy, race relations, Bradley children

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