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OK, I’ll Do it Myself

For the past half century, Caroline Schimmel has collected narratives of women overcoming obstacles in the wilderness. Continue reading

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Women on the Texas Frontier

When we include the native women, the Tejanas, the Germans, and the many women of multiple nationalities who migrated to rural areas to stand by their men, or to stand without a man, how does that revise the perception of male Anglo-dominated glory and legendary heroes? Continue reading

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