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Title So much to be done : women settlers on the mining and ranching frontier / edited by Ruth B. Moynihan, Susan Armitage, and Christiane Fischer Dichamp.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1990]


Location Call No. Status
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  978 SO    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  920 SO1    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  920.078 SOM    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  978.02 S675S    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Women in the West
Women in the West.
Contents Part 1: California and Nevada, 1849-1880. "I am willing to go with you to any part of God's foot stool" / Mary Jane Hayden ; "We are satisfied to dig our gold in San Francisco" / Jerusha Merrill ; "I suppose you thought me foolish in wishing to go" / Lucetta Rogers ; "We surely thought a hoodoo was over us" / Mrs. E.A. Van Court ; "Turbulence and evil of every description" / Mrs. Lee Whipple-Haslam ; "It was a great trial for me to know just how to approach them" / Mrs. J.W. Likins ; "No persuits in common between us any more" / Carrie Williams ; "Of course we move in the best society" / Louise Palmer -- Part II: the High Plains and Rocky Mountains, 1870-1890. "I resolved to try and be cheerful" / Mrs. A.M. Green ; "To complain was never one of my traits of nature" / Mrs. Nat Collins ; "They go by the name of fancy women" / Louisa Cook ; "I couldn't stand Willie's laziness another day" / Malinda Jenkins ; "No door or window was ever locked" / Mary Ronan ; "My people will never believe me again" / Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins -- Part III: The Southwestern desert, 1863-1900. "It was all a wonder to me" / Mary Barnard Aguirre ; "A stopping place for travelers" / Sarah Butler York ; "If you are not afraid, neither am I" / Sister Blandina Segale ; "This is desolation itself" / Angeline Mitchell Brown ; "Nothing seemed permanent on the desert" / Sadie Martin.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-325).
Subject Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Sources.
West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- Sources.
Added Author Moynihan, Ruth Barnes.
Armitage, Susan H. (Susan Hodge), 1937-
Dichamp, Christiane Fischer, 1947-
ISBN 080328165X paperback alkaline paper $12.95
0803231342 alkaline paper
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