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Title Prairie voices : Iowa's pioneering women / edited by Glenda Riley.

Published Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1996.


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 UniM Store  977.702082 FRON MF12    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description ix, 300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pt. 1. Seeking a New Home. The Diary of Kitturah Penton Belknap. An Autobiography and a Reminiscence / Mary Ann Ferrin Davidson. Grandmother's Story: The Memories of Mary Elizabeth Lyon. A Prairie Diary / Mary St. John. Westward Migration: The Diary of Mary Alice Shutes -- Pt. 2. Daily Life and Family Cares. Pioneering at Bonaparte and Near Pella / Sarah Welch Nossaman and Mary Nossaman Todd. The Memoir of Mary Archer Murray. My Early Days in Iowa / Abbie Mott Benedict. The Memoirs of Matilda Peitzke Paul. Pioneer Life in Palo Alto County: The Memoirs of E. May Lacey Crowder. Eighty-Six Years in Iowa: The Memories of Ada Mae Brown Brinton -- Pt. 3. Women's Public Roles and Contributions. Girlhood in Antebellum Iowa / Joanna Harris Haines. An Iowa Woman in Wartime / Marjorie Ann Rogers. Letters of a Pioneer Teacher / Arozina Perkins. Recollections of a Pioneer Teacher of Hamilton County / Agnes Briggs Olmstead. Early Days in Clayton County / Amelia Murdock Wing.
Women in Iowa / Jennie McCowen.
Summary For the first time, Prairie Voices brings together the actual words and memoirs of the women who helped develop Iowa. This collection of primary source documents from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries reveals women's contributions and confrontations within their homes and without.
Other author Riley, Glenda, 1938-
Subject Women pioneers -- Iowa -- History.
Women pioneers -- Iowa -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Iowa.
Iowa -- History.
ISBN 0813825954 (acid-free paper)