Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Fowler, William Worthington. Woman on the American Frontier: A Valuable and Authentic History of the Heroism, Adventures, Privations, Captivities, Trials, and Noble Lives and Deaths of the “Pioneer Mothers of the Republic”. . Title variants (overlapping publication data): Frontier Women: An Authentic History of the Heroism, Adventures, Privations, Captivities, Trials, and Noble Lives and Deaths of the "Pioneer Mothers of Our American Frontier". Or Pioneer Women of Mothers of the Republic. Hartford, CT: Scranton, 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1882; 1881; 1883; 1886; 1891; 1896. Chicago: Beach; Stamford, CT: Longmeadow, 1877. Syracuse, NY: Gill, 1881. San Francisco: Bancroft, 1884.
Note that various titles have identical or very similar publication histories, and compare those by John Frost between 1854-1869. Various editions widely available, with several reprints in the 1990s.
TOC: Woman as Pioneer; Woman’s Work in Floods and Storms; Early Pioneers: Woman’s Adventures and Heroism; On the Indian Trail; Captive Scouts: Heroines of the Mohawk Valley; Patriot Women of the Revolution; Going West: Perils by the Way; Home Life in the Backwoods; Some Remarkable Women; A Romance of the Border; Pathetic Scenes of Pioneer Life; The Heroines of the South West; Woman’s Experience on the Northern Border; Encounters with Wild Beasts: Courage and Daring; Across the Continet: On the Plains; Woman as a Missionary to the Indians; Woman in the Army; Across the Rocky Mountains; The Comforter and the Guardian; Woman as an Educator on the Frontier.
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