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A follow-up to the highly successful Worth Their Salt, published in 1996, Worth Their Salt, Too brings together a new set of biographies of women whose roles in Utah's history have not been fully recognized, despite their significance to the social and cultural matrix, past and present, of the state. These women-community and government leaders, activists, artists, writers, scholars, politicians, and others-made important contributions to the state's history and culture. Some of them had experiences that reveal new aspects of the state's history, while others simply led lives so interesting that their stories beg to be told. This new collection demonstrates, as Worth Their Salt did, the diversity of Utah's society and the many different roles women have played in it.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. 1. Sarah Ann Sutton Cooke (1808–1885): “The Respected Mrs. Cooke”
  2. pp. 1-28
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  1. 2. Esther Romania Bunnell Pratt Penrose (1839–1932): An Uphill Climb
  2. pp. 29-40
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  1. 3. Camilla Clara Mieth Cobb (1843–1933): Founder of the Utah Kindergarten
  2. pp. 41-54
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  1. 4. Lucretia Heywood Kimball (1856–1920): Pioneer in Utah’s Early Christian Science Movement
  2. pp. 55-60
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  1. 5. Ora Bailey Harding (1893–1939): Making Music
  2. pp. 61-82
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  1. 6. Algie Eggertsen Ballif (1896–1984): No Subject Was Taboo
  2. pp. 83-114
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  1. 7. Marion Davis Clegg (1898–1991): The Lady of the Lakes
  2. pp. 115-132
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  1. 8. Alta Miller (1904–): A Short Sketch of My Life / Autobiography
  2. pp. 133-152
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  1. 9. Ada Duhigg (1905–1992): Angel of Bingham Canyon
  2. pp. 153-168
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  1. 10. Ella Gilmer Smyth Peacock (1905–1999): Spring City’s Resident Saint
  2. pp. 169-178
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  1. 11. Esther Eggertsen Peterson (1906–1997): “The Most Dangerous Thing since Genghis Khan”
  2. pp. 179-190
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  1. 12. Virginia Eggertsen Sorensen Waugh (1912-1991): Utah’s First Lady of Letters
  2. pp. 191-200
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  1. 13. Lola Atiya (1918–): Adventurer of the Mind
  2. pp. 201-220
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  1. 14. Verla Gean Miller FarmanFarmaian (1920–): How a Beekeeper’s Daughter Became a Persian Princess
  2. pp. 221-246
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  1. 15. Alberta Mae Hill Gooch Henry (1920–): “Feed My Sheep”
  2. pp. 247-264
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  1. 16. Emma Lou Warner Thayne (1924–): On the Side of Life
  2. pp. 265-280
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 281-312
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  1. Bibliography
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780874217667
Related ISBN
9780874212884
MARC Record
OCLC
593280459
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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