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Published by Pikes Peak Library District, with the Colorado Women"s Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, CO .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

About the Edition

Contains papers presented at the fourth annual Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium held June 9, 2007 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Profiles a number of prominent and exceptional women throughout the history of the Rocky Mountain West and highlights the political, cultural, economic and social conditions which these women helped to shape.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Tim Blevins ... [et al.].
SeriesRegional history series, Regional history series (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
ContributionsPikes Peak Library District, Colorado Women"s Hall of Fame, Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium (4th 2007: Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF591 .E93 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination362 p. :
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25556389M
ISBN 101567352553
ISBN 109781567352559
LC Control Number2009938643
OCLC/WorldCa559062827

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Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women. In this book, Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West, largely assembled from papers presented at the Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium, you will encounter women whose biographies, at first glance, suggest that they were the archetypical western females. Literary icon, Helen Hunt Jackson migrated west and fell in love with a man. Marie Chabreat Guiraud (c. – June 5, ) was a French-American rancher in Park County, Colorado, who amassed a large estate from relatively little after she was widowed at the age of forty-five.. Background. At nineteen in , in Leon, France, Marie married Louis Adolphe Guiraud (pronounced GARO), who was seven years her : c. , France. Her etchings of wildflowers appear in a section entitled "Colorado Wild Flowers" in the book Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West. Hill collected flower poems for an anthology The Day and the Flower which was published in She painted a portrait of Irving Howbert, who was at .