Doctor Wore Petticoats

Author: Chris Enss
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762751878
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"No women need apply." Western towns looking for a local doctor during the frontier era often concluded their advertisements in just that manner. Yet apply they did. And in small towns all over the west, highly trained women from medical colleges in the East took on the post of local doctor to great acclaim. These women changed the lives of the patients they came in contact with, as well as their own lives, and helped write the history of the West. In this new book, author Chris Enss offers a glimpse into the fascinating lives of ten of these amazing women.

Doctor In Petticoats

Author: Mary Connealy
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 160742195X
Size: 62.36 MB
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What happens when an idealistic student nurse encounters an embittered army doctor in a stagecoach accident? How will she react when she learns her training didn’t prepare her for tragic reality? How will he, an army deserter, respond to needs when he vowed to never touch another patient? Can these two stubborn mules find common ground on which to work and bring healing to West Texas?

More Than Petticoats Remarkable Kansas Women

Author: Gina Kaufmann
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762776331
Size: 60.66 MB
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More than Petticoats: Remarkable Kansas Women celebrates the women who shaped the Sunflower State. Short, illuminating biographies and archival photographs and paintings tell the stories of women from across the state, including a dentist, an orator, a pilot, a mayor and a fugitive slave.

The Gunner Wore Petticoats

Author: S. J. Schinleber
Publisher: Fideli Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1604141220
Size: 53.86 MB
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Abandoned by her father, orphaned by her mother, left behind with strangers... One woman puts aside her dresses and her womanly chores and answers the call to arms. In a bid to reunite with her brothers fighting for the Union somewhere down South, this determined young woman disguises her gender and discovers alongside her fellow soldiers, a camaraderie and sense of purpose she has never known. Until the day she rescues a wounded Southern solder, who turns upside down everything she though she knew about war and loyalty...

Medicine In The Old West

Author: Jeremy Agnew
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786456035
Size: 49.40 MB
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The healing arts as practiced in the Old West often meant the difference between life and death for American pioneers. Whether the challenge was sickness, an Indian arrow, a gunshot wound, or a fall from a horse, a pioneer in the western territories required care for medical emergencies, but often had to make do until a doctor could be found. This historical overview addresses the perils to health that were present during the expansion of the American frontier, and the methods used by doctors to treat and overcome them. Numerous black and white photographs are provided, as well as a glossary o.

Harlequin Love Inspired Historical November 2016 Box Set

Author: Regina Scott
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488026025
Size: 27.75 MB
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Love Inspired Historical brings you four new titles! Enjoy these historical romances of adventure and faith. A CONVENIENT CHRISTMAS WEDDING Frontier Bachelors by Regina Scott Nora Underhill needs a husband to fend off her overbearing family, and Simon Wallin wants the farmland he’d earn by marrying her. Their marriage of convenience seems like the perfect bargain…as long as love isn’t part of the deal. COWBOY CREEK CHRISTMAS Cowboy Creek by Cheryl St. John and Sherri Shackelford Children bring couples in a Kansas boomtown together for the holidays in these two stories that show that the best Christmas present of all is a true family. MAIL ORDER MOMMY Boom Town Brides by Christine Johnson Amanda Porter came to town in answer to a mail-order-bride ad placed by Garrett Decker’s children—only to find the groom-to-be didn’t want a wife. Now she’s a housekeeper for the man she hoped to marry, but his children are determined she’ll be their mother by Christmas. THE NEGOTIATED MARRIAGE by Christina Rich The only way Camy Sims can save her land from the railroad threatening to take it is by agreeing to marry a stranger. But can she really trust Duncan Murray with her farm…and her heart? Join HarlequinMyRewards.com to earn FREE books and more. Earn points for all your Harlequin purchases from wherever you shop.

Cowboy Creek Christmas

Author: Cheryl St.John
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488008094
Size: 47.30 MB
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A season for love and family Mistletoe Reunion by Cheryl St.John When Marlys Boyd moves West hoping to find acceptance for her doctoring skills, she's surprised to find her former fiancé, Sam Mason, running the local newspaper. And with the ladies in town determined to make a match of the doctor and the single father, she's not sure she can resist building the family they once dreamed of. Mistletoe Bride by Sherri Shackelford Pregnant by a man who betrayed her trust, a mail-order marriage is Beatrix Haas's only hope. But when she arrives in Cowboy Creek and learns her intended groom has died, she needs a new daddy for the baby that's coming right away. Blacksmith Colton Werner offers the mother and child the protection of his name, but can their marriage of convenience ever lead to true love?

Pioneer Doctor

Author: Mari Grana
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762751945
Size: 51.88 MB
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When Mollie stepped off the train in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1890, she knew she had to start a new life. She'd left her husband and his medical practice behind in Iowa, and with only a few hundred dollars in her pocket and a great deal of pride, she set out to find a new position as a physician. She was offered a job as a doctor to the miners in Bannack, Montana, and thus began her epic adventures as a pioneer doctor, a suffragette, and a crusader for public health reform in the Rocky Mountain West. Pioneer Doctor: The Story of a Woman's Work is the true story of Dr. Mary (Mollie) Babcock Atwater, a medicine woman who found freedom and opportunity in the wide-open spaces of America's frontier west. This remarkable tale has been creatively retold here by her granddaughter, award-winning author Mari Grana. Blending information from historical records as well as interviews with family and friends, the author has reconstructed Mollie's steps into a dramatic narrative that brings to life the doctor's struggles, her accomplishments, and the times in which she lived. Beautifully written and thoroughly researched, this is not just the biography of a fascinating woman. It is also the story of an era when daring women ventured forth and changed history for the rest of us.

Tales Behind The Tombstones

Author: Chris Enss
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762751860
Size: 53.69 MB
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Tales Behind the Tombstones tells the stories behind the deaths (or supposed deaths) and burials of the Old West's most nefarious outlaws, notorious women, and celebrated lawmen. Readers will learn the story behind Calamity Jane's wish to be buried next to Wild Bill Hickok, discover how and where the Earp brothers came to be buried, and visit the sites of tombs long forgotten while legends have lived on.