All are left to right.Page i—Opal Denton Whitley (collection of Irene Whitley Marcus); female pilot and her plane (Missouri State Archives); and Business Women's Week, ballot box, 1951 (Hazel Palmer Collection, Missouri State Archives). Page ii—Mary Frances Gentry Holliway and others giving cookies to World War II GIs at Jefferson City train station (collection of Mary Frances Gentry Holliway); Mrs. Leonard Stephens, feeding chickens, Middle Grove, Mo., 1923 (Missouri State Archives); and log cabin and family (DNR Land Survey Collection, Missouri State Archives). Page iii—telephone office, Lancaster, Mo., ca. 1921; women and children soaking their feet in Lost Creek, Seneca, Mo.; and Business and Professional Women's Club event, 1936 (Hazel Palmer Collection), all in Missouri State Archives. Page viii—ferry at Rocheport, Mo., Maclay family, September 28, 1898; woman and her gun (Ed Gill Collection); Lebanon High School Home Economics Class, 1956 (Gerald Massie Collection), all in Missouri State Archives. Page ix—family picking cotton, Pemiscot County, Mo. (Gerald R. Massie Collection, Missouri State Archives); friends of Pauline Dallmeyer and Alvin Dallmeyer meeting a state official at capitol (collection of Dorothy Summers Dallmeyer); Anne Edwards, Francille Bailey, and Marge Guemmer of the Business and Professional Women's Club (Hazel Palmer Collection, Missouri State Archives). Page x—Nun, Sisters of St. Mary, Jefferson City, Mo. (Ann Noe Collection); two women in Pomme de Terre River, 1923 (Paul Doll Collection); and women working, Cabool Shoe Plant (Gerald R. Massie Collection), all in Missouri State Archives.