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Storming the Old Boys’ Citadel: Two Pioneer Women Architects of Nineteenth Century North America


Co-authored by Carla Blank and Tania Martin, "Storming the Old Boys' Citadel" focuses on the lives and works of two of the very first women of European American ancestry to practice architecture in North America during the 19th century: Mother Joseph du Sacré-Coeur, a Sister of Providence, born Esther Pariseau, in St. Elzéar, Quebec in 1823 and died in Vancouver, Washington, 1902; and Louise Blanchard Bethune, born in Waterloo, New York, 1856 and died in Buffalo, New York, 1913.