Tag: womens history

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Pioneer Women in the West

Back in the 1960s I used to perform the old folk song, “Waggoner’s Lad.” The first line went like this: “Hard luck is th…

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You Tell ‘Em Girl

Western women said some pretty interesting things: “Any woman who does not thoroughly enjoy tramping across the country …

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A Most Appropriate Name

Rose was the perfect name for the Grand Canyon’s first official botanist, because self-taught Rose Collom blossome…

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