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A Mine of Her Own: Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950 Sally Zanjani

A Mine of Her Own: Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950

Sally Zanjani

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ISBN : 9780803249141
Hardcover
375 pages
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From the California gold rush through the mid–twentieth century, a special breed of women played an integral and heretofore unrecognized part in some of the most stirring adventures of the pioneer experience: the saintly Nellie Cashman- the copperMoreFrom the California gold rush through the mid–twentieth century, a special breed of women played an integral and heretofore unrecognized part in some of the most stirring adventures of the pioneer experience: the saintly Nellie Cashman- the copper queen Ferminia Sarras, known for her grand sprees- the former rodeo champion turned prospector- the ex-actress who snowshoed her way to Nome- and many more. Chosen as one of the top ten books of all time by the Mining History Association, A Mine of Her Own tells the definitive story of Americas women prospectors for the first time.