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Author Beaton, Gail Marjorie.

Title Colorado women : a history / Gail M. Beaton
Published Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Timberline books
Timberline books.
Contents Early women (pre-history/1858) -- Pioneering women (1859/1877) -- Making a difference (1859/1877) -- Settling in (1878/1900) -- Organizing for change (1878/1900) -- Breaking with tradition (1901/1919) -- The Progressive Era (1901/1919) -- Conformity and change (1920/1929) -- During the Great Depression (1930/1939) -- Stepping up (1940/1945) -- Continuity and change, take two (1946/1960) -- In the modern era (1961/present)
Summary Colorado Women is the first full-length chronicle of the lives, roles, and contributions of women in Colorado from prehistory through the modern day. A national leader in women's rights, Colorado was one of the first states to approve suffrage and the first to elect a woman to its legislature. Nevertheless, only a small fraction of the literature on Colorado history is devoted to women and, of those, most focus on well-known individuals. The experiences of Colorado women differed greatly across economic, ethnic, and racial backgrounds. Marital status, religious affiliation, and sexual orien
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Women -- Colorado -- Biography.
Women -- Colorado -- History.
Colorado -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012024898
ISBN 1457173824 (electronic bk.)
1457173840 (electronic bk.)
1607322072 (electronic bk.)
9781457173844 (electronic bk.)
9781457173820 (electronic bk.)
9781607322078 (electronic bk.)