Women Across Texas History, Volume 1
Pilots, activists, oil magnates, storytellers, scientists, ranchers, daughters, mothers – the number of women who have affected or influenced the history of our state is as vast as the Texas landscape itself. These women fought for gender equality and shattered glass ceilings, creating new opportunities for those who followed.
This first eBook of the Women Across Texas History series, Volume 1: Nineteenth Century and Before, features biographies of women who represented women’s public and private roles including:
A number of biographies on many of the prominent women of early Texas, such as Tamar Morgan, Emily Austin Bryan Perry, and Ellen Lawson Dabbs
Thirty-seven entries from the Handbook of Texas and three articles from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly that feature a number of diverse ways women have contributed to Texas history.
More than 100 pages by historians that note the influence of women prior to and throughout nineteenth century Texas.