Red River Women

Red River Women

by Sherrie S. McLeroy
     
 

During the Victorian era (1837-1901), many women took the best and worse of Texas and not only endured, but thrived. Author Sherrie McLeRoy profiles eight of these women who shared a simple link of geography by living on the bawdy, brawling Red River for at least some critical part of their years. Their contributions have not been fully recognized and their

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During the Victorian era (1837-1901), many women took the best and worse of Texas and not only endured, but thrived. Author Sherrie McLeRoy profiles eight of these women who shared a simple link of geography by living on the bawdy, brawling Red River for at least some critical part of their years. Their contributions have not been fully recognized and their accomplishments speak of a strengh and determination not only to survive, but to overcome every concievable obstacle. Their stories are nothing short of heroic. Included in the book are Lucy Kidd-Key (Woman Educator of the South), Enid Justin (Lady Bootmaker), Lucy Pickens (Queen of the Confederacy), Sophia Porter (Confederate Paul Revere), Ela Hockaday (Headmistress), Edna Gladney (Crusader), and Lydia Starr McPherson (Newspaper Publisher).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556225017
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Women of the West Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.67(d)

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