Land of Many Hands: Women in the American West

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INDEX
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
Activists, 166-67
Adams, Cecilia, 74, 86
Adams, Elisabeth, 115
Adobe homes, 96
African-American women
club movement of, 160-62
pioneers, 10, 12, 52-54, 134-35, 156
prejudice against, 52, 16971
Aguirre, Mary Bernard, 120
All-black communities, 17172
Allen, Elsie, 39
Amador, Martín and Refugia, 12
Ammons, Edith and Ida, 9394, 107, 108-9, 111, 117, 136-38
Anderson, Mary, 113
Anderson, Naomi, 171
Angel Island, 64, 65, 67
Artists, 149-51
Belknap, Kitturah, 101, 116
Blake, Alice, 143-44
Boardinghouse keepers, 13133
Boyle, Emmett D., 166
Brinton, Ada Mae, 100, 119
Buffalo Bird Woman, 24, 27
Buffalo chips, 73-74
Businesswomen, 130, 134-35, 136, 146
Calof, Rachel Bella, 62-63, 64, 94, 96, 98, 119-20, 122-23, 124
Carpenter, Helen, 74, 78
Carr, Harriet, 104
Carrillo, Matilde, 141
Cashman, Nellie, 132
Cather, Willa, 47-48
Catholic missionaries, 32-34, 143-44
Cheese making, 116
Child labor laws, 158
Chinese Exclusion Act (1882), 67
Chinese women pioneers, 62, 64-67, 98, 114-15, 133, 140, 158, 168-69
Churches, 154
Churchill, Caroline N., 167, 168
Civil War, 13-14, 45
Club movement, 157-62
Community building, 13, 154-55
Cook, Lu Lee, 124
Corey, Elizabeth, 95
Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de, 30
Cortés, Hernán, 36
Cowgirls, 153
Crazy Horse, 148-49
Crews, Laura, 47
Cummings, Elizabeth, 87
Dancers, 151-52
Davis, William Heath, 34-35
Dawes Act (1887), 172-73
Deadly, Lucy Henderson, 82
Dearfield, Colo., 171-72
Diede, Pauline, 120, 122, 124
Doctors, 144-45
Domestic workers, 134
Donation Land Act (1850), 7
Donner, George, 85
Donner Party, 85
Droughts, 109
Dumont, Ella Bird, 83, 97
Duncan, Isadora, 151-52
Duniway, Abigail Scott, 16667
Eastwood, Alice, 145
Electricity, 55
Ellis Island, 64
Exodusters, 53-54
Farmers, 138, 148. See also Homesteaders
Farmers’ Alliance, 162-63
Fashion magazines, 104
Fisk, Elizabeth, 126
Flowers, Ruth, 170, 177
Foltz, Clara, 146
Frink, Margaret, 52, 75
Frizzell, Lodisa, 69, 73, 86
Frost, Mary Perry, 83
Fulkerath, Abby E., 69
Gaines, Amanda, 124
Godey’s Lady’s Book, 104
Gold seekers, 12, 44, 50, 51, 65, 130, 146
Goldthorpe, Lucy, 49, 107-8
Goodell, Anna, 94
Graham, Martha, 152
Grange movement, 162, 163
Greenwood, Anna Pike, 11011
Guerin, E. J., 138-39
Guidebooks, 56-57, 59
Hall, Orrin and Ruth, 121
Hand, Julia, 104
Hannah, Esther, 73
Harper, Sybil, 134
Hartman, Sarah, 98
Harvey, Fred, 135-36
Harvey Girls, 135-36

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