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So much to be done : women settlers on the mining and ranching frontier

Nineteenth century frontier women
Print Book, English, ©1998
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, ©1998
xxii, 353, [1] pages ; 23 cm.
9780803282483, 0803282486
pt. I. California, Nevada, and the Northwest, 1800-1883. 1. "All was done under my direction and care" / Apolinaria Lorenzana. 2. "I am willing to go with you to any part of God's Foot Stool" / Mary Jane Hayden. 3. "We are satisfied to dig our gold in San Francisco" / Jerusha Merrill. 4. "I suppose you thought me foolish in wishing to go" / Lucetta Rogers. 5. "We surely thought a hoodoo was over us" / Mrs. E.A. Van Court. 6. "Turbulence and evil of every description" / Mrs. Lee Whipple-Haslam. 7. "It was a great trial for me to know just how to approach them" / Mrs. J.W. Likins. 8. "No persuits in common between us any more" / Carrie Williams. 9. "Odors not of Araby" / Abigail Scott Duniway. 10. "Of course we move in the best society" / Louise Palmer
pt. II. The High Plains and Rocky Mountains, 1870-1890. 11. "$80,000 worth of gold dust" / Augusta Pierce Tabor. 12. "I resolved to try and be cheerful" / Mrs. A.M. Green. 13. "To complain was never one of my traits of nature" / Mrs. Nat Collins. 14. "They go by the name of fancy women" / Louisa Cook. 15. "I couldn't stand Willie's laziness another day" / Malinda Jenkins. 16. "No door or window was ever locked" / Mary Ronan. 17. "My people will never believe me again" / Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
pt. III. The Southwestern Desert, 1863-1900. 18. "Set and rest and rock a spell" / Effie May Butler Wiltbank. 19. "It was all a wonder to me" / Mary Barnard Aguirre. 20. "A stopping place for travelers" / Sarah Butler York. 21. "If you are not afraid, neither am I" / Sister Blandina Segale. 22. "This is desolation itself" / Angeline Mitchell Brown. 23. "Nothing seemed permanent on the desert" / Sadie Martin