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Breaking trail : remarkable women of the Adirondacks

Author: Peggy Lynn; Sandra Weber
Publisher: Fleischmanns, N.Y. : Purple Mountain Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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A presentation of the stories of 25 remarkable Adirondack women, both historical and contemporary, who have lived or had experiences in the Adirondack region.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Lynn; Sandra Weber
ISBN: 193009857X 9781930098572
OCLC Number: 56968828
Description: 182 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Esther Combs, mountaineer --
Lady Amelia Murray, gipsy --
Mrs. Arnold and her daughters, pioneers --
Lydia Martin Smith, hotelier --
Matilda Fielding, hitch-up Matilda --
Mother Johnson, splendid cook --
Mary Brown, abolitionist --
Kate Field, babe in the woods --
Katherine McClellan, photographer --
Inez Milholland, suffragist on a horse --
Jeanne Robert Foster, poet --
Emma Mead, entrepreneur --
Margaret Emerson, great camp matriarch --
Martha Reben, wilderness health seeker --
Julia Burton Preston, guide --
Sara Creedon Cleveland, folksinger --
Orra Phelps, nature lady --
Grace Hudlowalski, forty-sixer #9 --
Miriam Kashiwa, arts center founder --
Emily Cheney Neville, La Mujer Fuerte --
Alice Paden Green, activist --
Sister Carolyn Madden, educator --
Nellie Staves, conservationist --
Anne LaBastille, woodswoman --
Joan Payne, discoverer.
Responsibility: Peggy Lynn and Sandra Weber.

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A presentation of the stories of 25 remarkable Adirondack women, both historical and contemporary, who have lived or had experiences in the Adirondack region.

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