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More than petticoats. Remarkable Nevada women

Author: Jan Cleere
Publisher: Guilford, CT : TwoDot, 2005.
Series: More than petticoats series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the histories of fourteen pioneer women, all born before 1900, who traveled Nevada Territory while displaying remarkable courage as they broke through social, cultural, and political barriers to advance women's roles.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Cleere
ISBN: 076272739X 9780762727391
OCLC Number: 57001649
Description: xiv, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Alison Oram Bowers, 1826-1903 : Eilley's millions --
Ferminia Sarras, 1840-1915 : hard rock miner --
Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins, 1844-1891 : a sparrow among eagles --
Dat So La Lee,?-1925, Washoe basket weaver --
Helen Jane Wiser Stewart, 1854-1926 : Las Vegas legend --
Idah Meacham Strobridge, 1855-1932 : sagebrush scribe --
Eliza Cook, 1856-1947 : pills and politics --
Daughters of Charity, 1864-1897 : angels on the Comstock --
Josephine Reed Pearl, 1873-1962 : last of the Calico prospectors --
Anne Henrietta Martin, 1875-1951 : storming political (and police) barriers --
Ah Cum Kee, 1876-1929 : lady of the land --
Maude Frazier, 1881-1963 : education reformer --
Felice Cohn, 1884-1961 : an independent spirit.
Series Title: More than petticoats series.
Other Titles: Remarkable Nevada women
Responsibility: Jan Cleere.
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Presents the histories of fourteen pioneer women, all born before 1900, who traveled Nevada Territory while displaying remarkable courage as they broke through social, cultural, and political barriers to advance women's roles.

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