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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Zanjani, Sally Springmeyer, 1937-
Mine of her own.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c1997
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sally Springmeyer Zanjani
|ISBN:||0803249144 9780803249141 9780803299160 0803299168|
|Description:||xii, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Ellen Cashman : angel and wild woman --
Ferminia Sarras : the Copper Queen --
"Hustlers of no mean ability" : women on their own --
The steam engine and the Lost Breyfogle : dubious enterprises --
Ellen Nay : native daughter --
"Hers were the only hands to assist me" : daughters, sisters, wives, and lovers --
Queen Mary and the Tugboat Annie of the desert : the postwar era --
"Hit rock bottom hard enough to bounce" : the depression years --
"Listen and the mountains will talk to you" : Happy Days and Panamint Annie --
Anna Rechel : the last prospector in Rawhide.
"The female figures presented here represent far more than a mere reversal of stereotypes. Perhaps because of the immense cultural chasm they crossed, these individuals were not simply women with a