Women of the Catskills : stories of struggle, sacrifice, and hope

Heppner, Richard R

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  • Creator Richard Heppner
  • Format Books
  • Publication Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • 125 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781609490140, 1609490142
  • OCLC ocn706965863

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • On arrival : an introduction -- A simple act : Ruth Croswell's quiet voice -- Clubbing -- The crusader : Marion Bullard -- Heroic women -- Fire in the sky : tragedy at the Twilight Inn -- The first lady who never was -- A child of the Catskills : the early life of Candace Wheeler -- The ordeal of Mrs. Coleman -- Lucy Lobdell : female hunter -- The tale of the forty-five cent wife -- Days in the life : the diary of Eliza Ogden Mead -- Over my dead body (literally) -- Something better : Agnes Schleicher and the creation of tradition -- The many legends of Big Indian -- Beautiful spring : the legend of Utsayantha
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