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Step again in time and event the spirit of the West throughout the eyes of 5 ladies: Clara Brown, Sara WInnemucca, Nellie Cashman, Isabella chook, and Margaret Brown. From a newly freed slave to a sophisticated Englishwoman, from a local American to a miner's spouse, those ladies, tremendously diversified in the beginning look, have a lot to educate approximately perserverance and braveness.
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Family papers and correspondence. Molly Brown House Museum, Denver. margaret brown • 51 Blair, Edward. Leadville: Colorado’s Magic City. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, 1980. Brackney, Charles. ” Denver Post. April 13, 1997, 10–20. Brown, Margaret Tobin. Family papers and correspondence Clipping file. Molly Brown House Museum, Denver. Iversen, Kristen. Molly Brown: Unraveling the Myth. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 1999. Ubbeholde, Carl, Maxine Benson, and Duane A. Smith. A Colorado History. Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, 1972.
Just because Margaret Brown lived in the right neighborhood doesn’t mean Margaret Brown was the right kind of person. She was Irish and Catholic after all, hardly two traits that recommended her to my company. No. Of course, Mrs. James J. Brown could not be included in the activities of the Sacred Thirty-six. SHE’S SO PRET T Y I n those days, putting photographs in newspapers was so expensive that it was rarely done. Instead, newspapers used sketches of an outfit or very detailed descriptions. In this way, readers could actually picture the dress in their minds and perhaps even copy it without the aid of a photo.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress. fortune, Margaret still visited Leadville. She never acted uppity or in one little bit changed, just ‘cause she had money and we didn’t. I loved seeing her because Margaret was full of fun. She always acted real glad to see all of her old friends, and I can tell you, we were all real glad to see her. 50 • women icons of the west Jim: December 1900 I never understood that woman and I’m sure I never will. Always moving, organizing, or gallivanting around the world.
Women Icons of the West. Five Women Who Forged the American Frontier by Julie Danneberg