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Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

$24.95

Sandra L. Myres
paperback

Using extensive material by and about women-letters, journals and reminscenses from over 400 collections- the author studies the impact of the frontier on women's lives ...

Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and Pl

Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and Pl

$14.95

Glenda Riley
Paperback, 299 pages

Glenda Riley asserts that the tradional female roles of domesticity, motherhood, and social responsibilities followed her to her new western home, no matter where ...

Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old West

Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old West

$19.95

Dee Brown,Paperback, 317 pages Mr. Brown, famed for his "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee", has written this lively, informal, factual and complete account of the women who built the ...

They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush

They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush

$19.95

JoAnn Levy paperback, 265 pages

From Charles Martin's Overland Journal review: "This interesting and informative book sheds light on an overlooked facet of gold rush history...[it]is filled with quotes ...

Frontier Children

Frontier Children

$19.95

Linda Peavy & Ursula Smith
Paperback, 164 pages.

"Frontier Children" combines wide-ranging historical descriptions with a stunning collection of images. "Peavey and Smith bring Chinese, Hispanics, Paiutes, African Americans, Sioux and ...

Covered Wagon Women: Volume 1 1840-1849

Covered Wagon Women: Volume 1 1840-1849

$17.95

Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849
Kenneth L. Holmes, editor
Paperback, 280 pages

The women who traveled west in covered wagons during the 1840s speak through these ...

Covered Wagon Women:  Volume 2  1850

Covered Wagon Women: Volume 2 1850

$17.95

Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1850

Kenneth L. Holmes, editor
paperback, 302 pages

Expectations of gold, rich farmland, and healthful climate propelled some fifty thousand overlanders. ...

Not Half The Trubles: A Letter from Virginia Reed

Not Half The Trubles: A Letter from Virginia Reed

$7.95

Charles H. Dodd, editor (OCTA member)
Paperback 55 pages

Virginia Reed was one of the surviving members of the Donner Party. "Virginia's spirit shows powerfully through her writing- it ...

Covered Wagon Women : Volume 3, 1851

Covered Wagon Women : Volume 3, 1851

$15.95

Diaries and Letters from the Western Trail, 1851

Edited and compiled by Kenneth L. Holmes
paperback, 291 pages

Volume 3 of Covered Wagon Women contains the diaries ...

Covered Wagon Women : Volume 4, 1852

Covered Wagon Women : Volume 4, 1852

$18.95

Diaries & Letters from the Western Trails, 1852,The California Trail

Edited & Compiled by Kenneth L. Holmes
Paperback,303 pages

In 1852, a record number of women helped keep ...

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