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More than Petticoats
Remarkable Nevada Women

Meet 12 spirited and resourceful women of Nevada, all of whom were born before 1900 and displayed remarkable courage as they broke through social, cultural, and political barriers to advance women's roles and lead extraordinary lives. Meet Ferminia Sarras, a Nicaraguan immigrant with four young daughters who arrived in Nevada in the early 1800s determined to seek her fortune as a miner . . . and succeeded; Dat so la lee, a Washoe Indian renowned for her basket-weaving artistry whose work is today preserved in museums; and Anne Henrietta Martin, a lifelong suffragette who fought for women's rights and was instrumental in securing the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Each of these Nevada women demonstrated a remarkable determination and independence of spirit that continues to inspire new generations. Learn about their extraordinary lives in this highly readable book. (Published by National Book Network in 2005 ~ Shipped by publisher.)
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History

A Century of Enthusiasm - Midas Nevada, 1907 - 2007
A Man of His Word - The Life and Times of Nevada's Senator William J. Raggio
Alice's Drive - Republishing 'Veil, Duster, and Tire Iron'
Aurora - Nevada's Ghost City of the Dawn
Bodie: The Mines are Looking Well - A History of the Bodie Mining District, Mono County, California
Bodie’s Boss Lawman - The Odyssey of Constable John F. Kirgan
Breaks, Brains & Balls - The Story of the Fabulous Mustang Ranch
California: Mapping the Golden State through History - Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress
Death Valley Ghost Town - Greenwater California
Discovering the Ghost Railroads of Central Nevada - Driving & Hiking Abandoned Railroad Grades in Nye and Esmeralda Counties
Emigrant Trails - A History and Guide to the Emigrant Routes from Central Nevada to the Crossing of the Sierra
Fatal Affair in Monte Diablo Canyon - The Convict Lake Story
Ghosts of the Glory Trail - Intimate glimpses into the past and present of 275 western ghost towns
It Happened in Las Vegas - Remarkable Events that Shaped History
It Happened In Nevada, 2nd - Remarkable Events that Shaped History
Martha and the Doctor - A frontier family in central Nevada
More than Petticoats - Remarkable Nevada Women
My Memories of the Comstock - An Eye-Witness Account of the Richest Place on Earth
Mysteries and Legends of Nevada - True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained
Nevada - The Great Rotten Borough, 1859-1964
Nevada Curiosities - Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff
Nevadans - The Spirit of the Silver State
Robert Laxalt - The Story of a Storyteller
Slot Machines - America's Favorite Gaming Device
The Divorce Seekers - A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler

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