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2 years ago

Wild Women of the West: Eliza Mott

In 1854, Eliza Mott recognized the need for education in…

3 years ago

How Calamity Jane Stole The Dead Man’s Hand

Her real name is Martha Canary, but everyone today knows…

3 years ago

Wild Women of the West: Isabella Logan

Nature writer and conservationist John Muir sat alone at a…

3 years ago

Wild Women of the West: Bethenia Owens-Hill

Fifteen-year-old Bethenia Owens-Hill stared out the window of her aunt’s…

3 years ago

Wild Women of the West: The Bride Business

Living in loneliness on the plains or in the mountains…

3 years ago

Wild Women of the West: Katherine Clemmons

On February 17, 1894, the posh Chamberlain Restaurant in Washington,…

3 years ago

Wild Women of the West: Widow Jones

A lively, petite woman with dark hair and dark eyes…

3 years ago

Wild Women Wednesday: Widow Jones

A lively, petite woman with dark hair and dark eyes…

3 years ago

Wild Women of the West: Belle Cora

The New World gambling parlor in Marysville, California in 1851…

3 years ago

Wild Women Wednesday: Belle Cora

The New World gambling parlor in Marysville, California in 1851…

3 years ago

Wild Women of the West: Actress Sarah Kirby Stark

Sarah Kirby threw down the newspaper and paced across the…

3 years ago

Wild Women Wednesday: Actress Sarah Kirby Stark

Sarah Kirby threw down the newspaper and paced across the…

4 years ago

Wild Women Wednesday: Frances Allen Noyes

A cluster of tents dotted a strip of frozen earth…

4 years ago

Wild Women Wednesday: Mary Gray McLench

By: Chris Enss On March 22, 1851, the steamship the…

4 years ago

Wild Women Wednesday: Pauline Cushman

Among the exhibits on display at P. T. Barnum’s American…