"I cannot think of a more appropriate tribute to any women, Texas women in particular, than Crawford and Ragsdale have written. Their sense of 'a story' directs their substantial research into a readable and informative portrait of their subjects. . . . a job well done."—Jane L. Bouterse
The late ANN FEARS CRAWFORD wrote several books on Texas history including Women in Texas, also with Crystal S. Ragsdale. She spent much of her time lecturing to women's groups, teachers, and librarians on the history, lives, and accomplishments of women in the Lone Star State.
CRYSTAL SASSE RAGSDALE, a research historian and authority on 19th-century Texas, is the author of Women and Children of the Alamo and Women in Texas, both by State House Press, and has also served on numerous editorial boards of organizations around the Lone Star State.