Marla R. Miller

MARLA R. MILLER, a historian of early American women and work, has made a career uncovering the lives of women who left little in the way of a documentary record. She is a Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and directs the Public History program there. She has won the Organization of American Historians’ Lerner- Scott Prize for the best dissertation in Women’s History and the 1998 Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Colonial History.


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Marla Miller discusses Betsy Ross and the Making of America

Listen to author Marla Miller talk about her book Betsy Ross and the Making of America. Miller recovers for the first time the full story of Betsy Ross, sharing the woman as she truly was.

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Betsy Ross and the Making of America

Marla R. Miller
St. Martin's Griffin

Beyond the legend of the creation of the American flag, we know very little about the facts of Betsy Ross’ life. Perhaps with one snip of her scissors she...


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