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The Deans' Bible

"The Deans' Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality," a biography and history of America published by Purdue University Press and authored by Angie Klink. From 1930s to 1990s these indomitable, courageous women were examples, mentors, and advocates for women students, women in America, and those with disabilities. Dorothy Stratton was the founder and director of the Women's Reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. She named it SPARs. "The Deans' Bible" is history with heart.


The Deans' Bible

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Author of The Deans' Bible, Angie Klink gives the inside story of her book on C-SPAN Book TV.

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The Deans' Bible featured in the November/December 2014 issue of Purdue Alumnus magazine.

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Author of The Deans' Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality, Angie Klink, was one of 70 juried authors invited to be a part of the Indiana History Center annual Holiday Author Fair, December 2014.

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WWII Coast Guard Women's Reserve SPARs Captain Dorothy Stratton welcomed ALL women, regardless of race. Unusual for time.

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THE DEANS' BIBLE @HowToFascinate Purdue Res Womens #leadership students unlearn boring.Deans never dulled ther edges

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Author Angie Klink talks about her book "The Deans' Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality" on C-SPAN2 Book TV during their Cities Tour in Greater Lafayette, Indiana, and at Purdue University.

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The Bible that was secretly passed down from dean to dean and the book about the remarkable women. Spine to spine. Bible now preserved in Purdue University Archives.

Author Angie Klink with Purdue Dean of Students Emerita Betty M. Nelson and husband Dick at Indiana Historical Society Holiday Author Fair, December 6, 2014.

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Dedication of Deans' Commons and Conference Room, Krach Leadership Center, Purdue University, September 27, 2014. Author Angie Klink, Retired Purdue photographer, Dave Umberger, Purdue Dean of Students Betty M. Nelson. Dave took the iconic photo on the plaque known as "Five Deans' Walking." Photo graces the cover of Klink's book: "The Deans' Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality" published by Purdue University Press.http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/titles/format/9781557536761

Dedication of Deans' Commons and Conference Room, Krach Leadership Center, Purdue University, September 27, 2014. Author Angie Klink and Purdue Dean of Student Emerita Betty M. Nelson.

Dorothy C. Stratton was Purdue University's first full-time dean of women, director of the Women's Reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard she named SPARs, and the National Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of America from 1950 to 1960. Read more in "The Deans' Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality."http://www.amazon.com/The-Deans-Bible-Equality-Founders/dp/1557536767

Former home of Purdue Deans of Women/ Students Beverley Stone and Barbara Cook on Western Drive, West Lafayette, IN. In retirement, Deans Helen Schleman and Dorothy Stratton lived at 1607. The dean of men lived across he street. The street came to be know as " Deans' Row."

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Author Angie Klink in front of Purdue Dean of Women Helen Schleman's former house on Western Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana, June 2014.

Pillow case given to participants in Women for Purdue 2014. The deans of The Deans' Bible make up the heart.

Women for Purdue vision board.

Left: pillow given to participants in Women for Purdue 2012. I took the pillow home and dreamt about writing about five indomitable women. Fast forward to Women for Purdue event 2014: pillow given includes artwork with the deans names and the title of the book. The event is about visioning to create your passion. It works!

Purdue Dean of Students leaves gift to Mortar Board. Read about her in book of lives of intertwined deans of women/ students--The Deans' Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality."

Mortar Board Forum story about amazing, brilliant women of the book by author Angie Klink, "The Deans' Bible." Published by Purdue University Press.

The Dean's Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality (Founders Series): Angie Klink: 9781557536761: Amazon.com: Books

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