Pacific Northwest women, 1815-1925 lives, memories, and writings

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Statement[edited] by Jean M. Ward and Elaine A. Maveety.
ContributionsWard, Jean M., Maveety, Elaine A.
LC ClassificationsPS570 .P33 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p. :
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL785642M
ISBN 100870713876
LC Control Number95017850

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Ella Rhoads Higginson (c. Janu – Decem ) was an American author of award-winning fiction, poetry, and essays characteristically set in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Women’s Diaries of the Westward Journey, by Lillian Schlissel. SOURCE: Jean Fisher, special collections librarian in the Northwest Room at Tacoma Public Library.

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Beginning inAbigail Scott Duniway worked for women's rights and women's suffrage in the Pacific Northwest. Her experiences in business helped convince her of the importance of such equality.

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