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Prairie voices : Iowa's pioneering women

Author: Glenda Riley
Publisher: Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The stories of the women who helped build Iowa are told in their own words. This collection of diaries and letters show these women in their quest to break the prairies and create a new home, their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Prairie voices.
Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)604931231
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenda Riley
ISBN: 0813825954 9780813825953
OCLC Number: 34772347
Description: ix, 300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Seeking a New Home --
Diary of Kitturah Penton Belknap --
Autobiography and a Reminiscence / Mary Ann Ferrin Davidson --
Grandmother's Story: The Memories of Mary Elizabeth Lyon --
Prairie Diary / Mary St. John --
Westward Migration: The Diary of Mary Alice Shutes --
Pt. 2. Daily Life and Family Cares --
Pioneering at Bonaparte and Near Pella / Sarah Welch Nossaman and Mary Nossaman Todd --
Memoir of Mary Archer Murray --
My Early Days in Iowa / Abbie Mott Benedict --
Memoirs of Matilda Peitzke Paul --
Pioneer Life in Palo Alto County: The Memoirs of E. May Lacey Crowder --
Eighty-Six Years in Iowa: The Memories of Ada Mae Brown Brinton --
Pt. 3. Women's Public Roles and Contributions --
Girlhood in Antebellum Iowa / Joanna Harris Haines --
Iowa Woman in Wartime / Marjorie Ann Rogers --
Letters of a Pioneer Teacher / Arozina Perkins --
Recollections of a Pioneer Teacher of Hamilton County / Agnes Briggs Olmstead --
Early Days in Clayton County / Amelia Murdock Wing --
Women in Iowa / Jennie McCowen.
Responsibility: edited by Glenda Riley.

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