More Than PettiCoats: Remarkable Colorado Women

More Than PettiCoats: Remarkable Colorado Women

by Gayle C. Shirley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762712694
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: More than Petticoats Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Gayle C. Shirley launched TwoDot's More than Petticoats series in 1995 with her popular book on remarkable women from Montana history. She has written several other books, including Four-Legged Legends of Colorado, Charlie's Trail: The Life and Art of C.M. Russell, and More than Petticoats: Remarkable Oregon Women.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introductionix
"Aunt Clara" Brown: Angel of the Rockies1
Elsa Jane Guerin: Mountain Charley10
Julia Archibald Holmes: Conqueror of Pikes Peak16
Chipeta: Indian Peacemaker25
Blandina Segale: Sister of Charity32
Florence Sabin: Distinguished Scientist45
Martha Maxwell: Naturalist and Taxidermist56
Caroline Nichols Churchill: Wielder of Pistol and Pen70
Elizabeth "Baby" Doe Tabor: Silver Queen78
Polly Pry: Pugnacious Journalist95
Ann Bassett and Josie Bassett: Cattle-Rustling Queens104
Margaret Tobin Brown: Daughter of Adventure114
Josephine Roche: Labor Advocate129
Bibliography137
Index145
About the Author148

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