More than Petticoats Remarkable Colorado Women by Gayle C. Shirley
Inspiring Women From the Centennial State More than Petticoats: Remarkable Colorado Women, profiles the extraordinary live of fourteen Colorado women, each of who left a profound and lasting legacy. These pioneering women, all born before 1900, broke down barriers through their work as scientists, adventurers, journalists, and labor advocates.
Meet Julia Archibald Holmes, the first woman to reach the summit of Pikes Peak; Florence Sabin, the first female professor at Johns Hopkins University; Caroline Nichols Churchill, a journalist who ran the country's first all-woman newsroom; and Margaret Tobin Brown, the eccentric, courageous lady whom history remembers as the "Unsinkable Molly Brown."
Each of these women displayed remarkablea time foresight, artistry, and intelligence during a time when Colorado was still a rough and unruly land. Read about their exceptional lives in the absorbing collection of brief and lively biographies.
Paperback, c2002, 148 p. : ill. ; 15 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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