Ladies of the Brown : a women's history of Denver's most elegant hotel

Faulkner, Debra B

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  • Creator Debra Faulkner
  • Format Books
  • Publication Charleston, SC : History Press, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781609491284, 1609491289
  • OCLC ocn670375586

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Pt. 1. Legendary ladies -- Mrs. Henry C. Brown : a three-part series -- Augusta Tabor : cast-off spouse -- Margaret "Molly" Brown : Titanic heart -- Kittie Wilkins : the queen of diamonds -- Emily Griffith : opportunity's champion -- Naughty neighbors : the notorious Navarre -- pt. 2. Society ladies -- Mrs. Crawford Hill : doyenne of the "Sacred Thirty-Six" -- Isabel "Sassy" Springer : playing with fire -- Evalyn Walsh McLean : the last Hope -- Jacqueline Hoefler Troyer : palatial playground -- Marietta Vasconcells Bakewell : Sir Galahad's lady -- Edna Boettcher : lasting impressions -- pt. 3. Famous ladies -- Sarah Bernhardt : divine diva -- Helen Keller : shining through -- Mildred "Babe" Didriksen Zaharias : all-around athlete -- Debbie Reynolds : spunky songstress -- Zsa Zsa Gabor : little lost kitten -- Joan Baez : memorable timing -- pt. 4. Working ladies -- Edna Stewart : take a letter -- Rosalie Soper : on top of things -- Marge Harmon : going up! -- Katherine Rickes Orr : aid and comfort -- Corinne Hunt : saving the stories -- Barbara Goodrich : a varied repertoire -- pt. 5. Prominent ladies -- Queen Marie of Romania : a royal ruckus -- Mamie Eisenhower : hometown girl -- Jessie Thornton : equal pardner -- Marilyn van Derbur : Miss America by day -- Ethel Kennedy : camping in -- Hillary Clinton : second to none -- Epilogue -- Recipes from the Brown Palace
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