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More than Petticoats: Remarkable Oregon Women, 2nd

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More than Petticoats: Remarkable Oregon Women profiles the lives of twelve of the Beaver State's most important historical figures-women from across Oregon, from many different backgrounds and from various walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still have an impact today. Read about:

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More than Petticoats: RemarkableOregon Women, 2nd Editioncelebrates the women who shaped theBeaver State. Short, illuminating biographies and archival photographs and paintings tell the stories of women from across the state who served as teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists.

About the Author

Gayle C. Shirley has written a dozen nonfiction books for children and young adults, including M Is for Montana, More than Petticoats: Remarkable Montana Women, and Charlie's Trail: The Life and Art of C.M. Russell. This book is part of a series she has written about animal legends from throughout the West. She has also written articles for magazines such as Boy's Life and Big Sky Journal.

Gayle grew up in Colorado and Idaho and graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in journalism. She worked as a reporter and editor for daily Montana newspapers and as an editor for a publishing company before writing her first book. She is currently the public information officer for the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Resources. She lives with her husband, Steve, and sons, Colin and Jesse, in Helena, Montana.

Table of Contents

Tabitha Moffatt Brown, Mother of Oregon — Marie Dorion, Madonna of the Oregon Trail — Anna Maria Pittman Lee, missionary bride — Frances Fuller Victor, historian of the Northwest — Abigail Scott Duniway, path breaker — Bethenia Owens-Adair, doctor in petticoats — Mary Leonard, lioness of the law — Lola Greene Baldwin, premier policewoman — Alice Day Pratt, dry-land homesteader — Hazel Hall, fettered poet — Beatrice Morrow Cannady, civil rights advocate — Opal Whiteley, prodigy or fraud?.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762765805
Subtitle:
Remarkable Oregon Women, 2nd
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Author:
Gayle C. Shirley
Author:
Shirley, Gayle C.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Pacific Northwest
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Pacific Northwest-Books About Oregon
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Oregon
Subject:
Women -- Oregon.
Subject:
Pacific Northwest History
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100601
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
141

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Biography » Women
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , More than Petticoats: RemarkableOregon Women, 2nd Editioncelebrates the women who shaped theBeaver State. Short, illuminating biographies and archival photographs and paintings tell the stories of women from across the state who served as teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists.
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