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By grit & grace : eleven women who shaped the American West

By grit & grace : eleven women who shaped the American West / edited by Glenda Riley and Richard W. Etulain.
Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., [1997], ©1997.

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xiii, 226 pages : illustrations; 23 cm
Alternative Title
  • By grit and grace
  • Grit & grace
  • Grit and grace
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Glenda Riley -- 1. La Tules: The Ultimate New Mexican Woman / Janet Lecompte -- 2. Jessie Benton Fremont: A Daughter of the East, a Bride of the West / Mary Lee Spence -- 3. Beautiful Deceiver: The Absolutely Divine Lola Montez / Janet R. Fireman -- 4. Calamity Jane: Independent Woman of the Wild West / Richard W. Etulain -- 5. Annie Oakley: The Peerless Lady Wing-Shot / Glenda Riley -- 6. Mary Ellen Pleasant: Entrepreneur and Civil Rights Activist in the Far West / Quintard Taylor -- 7. Iron Eye's Daughters: Susette and Susan La Flesche, Nineteenth-Century Indian Refurmers / Valerie Sherer Mathes -- 8. Elinore Pruitt Stewart: The Adventurous Woman Homesteader / Susanne K. George -- 9. Abigail Scott Duniway: Mother of Woman Suffrage in the Pacific Northwest / Ruth Barnes Moynihan -- 10. Mother Katharine Drexel: Spiritual Visionary for the West / Anne M. Butler.
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