THE LIVING PRESENT

BY

GERTRUDE ATHERTON

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THE MARQUISE D'ANDIGNÉ
President Le Bien&mdash

THE MARQUISE D'ANDIGNÉ
President Le Bien-Être du Blessé  

 

TO

"ETERNAL FRANCE"

 

 

CONTENTS

BOOK I

FRENCH WOMEN IN WAR TIME

chapter
I   Madame Balli and ate "Comfort Package"
II   The Silent Army
III   The Munition Makers
IV   Mademoiselle Javal And The Éclopés
V   The Woman's Opportunity
VI   Madame Pierre Goujon
VII   Madame Pierre Goujon (Continued)
VIII   Valentine Thompson
IX   Madame Waddington
X   The Countess D'Haussonville
XI   The Marquise D'Andigné
XII   Madame Camille Lyon

XIII  

Brief Accounts of Great Work:

The Duchesse D'Uzès;
The Duchesse De Rohan;
Countess Greffulhe;
Madame Paquin;
Madame Paul DuPuy

XIV   One of the Motherless
XV   The Marraines
XVI   Problems for the Future

BOOK II

FEMINISM IN PEACE AND WAR

chapter
I   The Threat of the Matriarchate
II   The Triumph of Middle-Age
III   The Real Victims of "Society"
IV   One Solution of a Great Problem

V  

Four of the Highly Specialized:

Maria De Barril;
Alice Berta Josephine Kauser;
Belle Da Costa Greene;
Honoré Willsie

Addendum

 

ILLUSTRATIONS

The Marquise d'Andigné, President Le Bien-Être du Blessé
Madame Balli, President Réconfort du Soldat
Delivering the Milk in Rheims
Making the Shells
Société L'Eclairage Electrique, Usine de Lyon
Where the Artists Dine for Fifty Centimes
A Railway Depot Cantine
Delivering the Post
 


Book One, Chapter One