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Women's Studies:Pioneers

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Tomboy Bride, Backus, Harriet Fish
1 Backus, Harriet Fish
Tomboy Bride
Portland, Oregon: Westwinds Press: 0871085127 / 9780871085122: Reprint: Soft Cover: Very Good: Light reading crease to spine and slight reading curl to front cover, otherwise a fine, clean copy with no writing or marks. 306 pages with some black and photos. Foreword by Pam Houston, Afterword by the author's grandson, Robert G. Walton. From the publisher: "Around the turn of the twentieth century, Harriet Fish at the age of twenty hopped on a train in Oakland and headed to Denver to begin a new life with her fiancee George Backus. After the young couple was married, they excitedly began their new lives together. Their first journey took them about the town of Telluride near the Tomboy Mines at 11,800 feet where they made their first home. Harriet Fish Backus writes about her life as an assayer's wife and true pioneer of the West with heart felt emotion and vivid detail. Share her amusing and often challenging experiences in the high San Juan Mountains; on the coast of northern British Columbia; in the heart of Idaho; and in Leadville, Colorado, the city in the clouds.": 08797: 
Price: 6.00 USD
Martha Maxwell, Rocky Mountain Naturalist (Women in the West), Benson, Maxine
2 Benson, Maxine
Martha Maxwell, Rocky Mountain Naturalist (Women in the West)
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press: 1999: 0803261551 / 9780803261556: First Edition: Soft Cover: Near Fine: First Bison Books printing. 335 pages with Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Black and white photos. From the publisher: "Maxwell, called a 'modern Diana' in the popular press of her day, devoted her life to taxidermy, which she thought of 'as a fine art, subservient to science.' A childhood love of animals developed into a hobby and then, to her daughter's and husband's distress, a consuming, but never lucrative, profession. This is a biography of Maxwell. ": 08796: 
Price: 8.00 USD
3 Cox, Leona Dixon
Single Woman Homesteader
Dobbins, California: Inkwell: 1991: 0962768073 / 9780962768071: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: David N. Giles: SIGNED: Jacket has ege wear and is protected now in a new archival cover. The author has signed and dated the title page (March 26, 1994). 213 pages, illustrated.: 05682: 
Price: 17.50 USD
Sister to the Sioux: The Memoirs of Elaine Goodale Eastman, 1885-91 (The Pioneer Heritage Series, Vol. 7), Eastman, Elaine Goodale; Edited by Kay Graber
4 Eastman, Elaine Goodale; Edited by Kay Graber
Sister to the Sioux: The Memoirs of Elaine Goodale Eastman, 1885-91 (The Pioneer Heritage Series, Vol. 7)
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press: 1985: 0803267134 / 9780803267138: Later Printing: Soft Cover: Near Fine: Previous owner address label inside front cover, otherwise a fine copy. 175 pages with black and white photos. From the publisher: "In 1885 a genteel New England girl traveled to the western frontier to open a school on the Great Sioux Reservation. This book bears witness to a critical and tragic era in Lakota history and reveals the frequently contradictory attitudes of outsiders drawn to them.": 08795: 
Price: 8.00 USD
Birchbark Belles: Women on the Michigan Frontier, Massie, Larry B. (Editor)
5 Massie, Larry B. (Editor)
Birchbark Belles: Women on the Michigan Frontier
Allegan Forest, Michigan: Priscilla Press: 1993: 0962640875 / 9780962640872: First Edition: Soft Cover: Near Fine: SIGNED: From the back of the book: "Stories of 31 diverse women who had a t least one thing in common--the Michigan frontier experience." 307 pages with Notes, Sources Cited, and Index. Reproductions of historic prints and photographs illustrate the text. Signed by the author to the previous owners.: 07125: 
Price: 10.00 USD
Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier, Stratton, Joanna L; Introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger
6 Stratton, Joanna L; Introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger
Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier
New York: Simon and Schuster: 1981: 0671226118 / 9780671226114: BOOK CLUB EDITION: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Clean copy with no writing or marks, just a bit of bumping and very light edge wear. Top edge of the front flap has a small, light moisture stain that does not bleed through to the book. 319 pages with Bibliography and Index, and includes the following Appendix: Guide to the Lilla Day Monroe Collection of Pioneer Stories. Illustrated with a section of historical black and white photos. The accounts in this book are of the daily lives of Kansas pioneer women, selected from 800 memoirs collected by the author's great-grandmother.: 08798: 
Price: 6.00 USD

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