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Biographical sketches and writings of some Wisconsin pioneer women

Sketches of Wisconsin Pioneer Women


This collection provides brief biographies and excerpts of the writings of some of the most prominent women in 19th century Wisconsin. It includes the memoirs of Rosaline Peck, whose family were the first white settlers in Madison, and short biographical accounts of Cordelia Harvey, Juliette Kinzie, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Frances Willard, and other prominent Wisconsin women.

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Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
Immigration and Settlement
Wisconsin in the Civil War Era
Early U.S. Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
The Founding of Major Cities
The Founding of Social Institutions
The Civil War Home Front
Creator: Dexheimer, Florence Chambers, 1866-1925.
Pub Data: Fort Atkinson, Wis.: Press of W.D. Hoard & Sons, [1924?]
Citation: Dexheimer, Florence Chambers. "Sketches of Wisconsin Pioneer Women." (Fort Atkinson, Wis.: Press of W.D. Hoard & Sons, [1924?]); Online facsimile at:  http://www.library.wisc.edu/etext/WIReader/Contents/Pioneer.html; Visited on: 4/17/2014
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