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Author : Myrna Shafer Carpita
ISBN : 0997611413
Genre : History
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Maggie was a recorder of the history of her people and times. Her compilation details the stories of an American family's survival, growth, and experiences during the settlement of the frontier, the Civil War, the Great Depression, through two World Wars. It is a story of courage, perseverance and determination.
Category: History

Girl From The Gulches

Author : Mary Ronan
ISBN : 0917298977
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An account of one woman's life in the West during the second half of the nineteenth century from growing up on the Montana mining frontier to her ascent to young womanhood on a farm in southern California.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Film Video Finder

Author : National Information Center for Educational Media
ISBN : 0937548294
Genre : Performing Arts
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I Will Be Meat For My Salish

Author : Bon Isaac Whealdon
ISBN : 0917298845
Genre : History
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This book provides an authentic window into life on the Flathead Indian Reservation and pre-reservation Salish history - and particularly the Salish relationship to the buffalo - through oral interviews conducted in the 1920s and 1930s and preserved by the Montana Writers Project.The story of the Salish's relationship to the buffalo - including their role in protecting the species - is preserved in this collection, which includes all extant interviews from the Montana Writers Project conducted on the Flathead Reservation. These firsthand accounts of Salish elders - legends, information about traditional lifeways, biographies of important figures on the reservation, and most of all buffalo - offers a glimpse into tribal life as it was lived in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. (6 x 9, 288 pages, illustrations)
Category: History

Journal Of Women S History Guide To Periodical Literature

Author : Gayle V. Fischer
ISBN : 0253207207
Genre : Reference
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"Gayle V. Fischer has produced a terrifically useful volume that no research library should be without." —The Journal of American History "... an indispensable resource to finding material on women’s history throughout the world." —Journal of World History "... the work is recommended for its currency, depth of coverage, and scope." —Ethnic Forum As part of its mission to disseminate feminist scholarship and serve as the journal of record for the new area of women’s history, the Journal of Women’s History began a compilation of periodical literature dealing with women’s history. This volume is drawn from more than 750 journals and includes material published from 1980 through 1990. There are forty subject categories and numerous subcategories. The guide lists more than 5,500 articles; all are extensively cross-listed.
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History Of Women S Suffrage Trilogy Part 1 Illustrated

Author : Elizabeth Cady Stanton
ISBN : 9788026874744
Genre : Social Science
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This edition covers the history of the suffragist movement from its beginnings to 1885. It was written and edited by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage. Anthony had for years saved letters, newspapers clippings, and similar materials of historical value to the women's suffrage movement. Therefore, in addition to chronicling the movement's activities, this 3 volumes include reminiscences of movement leaders and analyses of the historical causes of the condition of women. They also contain a variety of primary materials, including letters, newspaper clippings, speeches, court transcripts and decisions, and conference reports. Volume 3 includes essays by local women's rights activists who provided details about the history of the movement at the state level. Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902) was an American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906) was an American suffragist, social reformer and women's rights activist. Born into a Quaker family she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society. Anthony was also a close friend and confidant of Elizabeth Stanton. Harriot Stanton Blatch (1856-1940) was a suffragist and daughter of Stanton who contributed a chapter on the brief history of AWSA (American Woman Suffrage Association) Matilda Gage (1826–1898) was a suffragist, a Native American rights activist, an abolitionist and a freethinker.
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The Sisters Of Sinai

Author : Janet Soskice
ISBN : 9780307272348
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Agnes and Margaret Smith were not your typical Victorian scholars or adventurers. Female, middle-aged, and without university degrees or formal language training, the twin sisters nevertheless made one of the most important scriptural discoveries of their time: the earliest known copy of the Gospels in ancient Syriac, the language that Jesus spoke. In an era when most Westerners—male or female—feared to tread in the Middle East, they slept in tents and endured temperamental camels, unscrupulous dragomen, and suspicious monks to become unsung heroines in the continuing effort to discover the Bible as originally written.
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