By Sharon Niederman
Traditionally, the Southwest has attracted individuals with yearnings for freedom and experience, those that outline themselves as participants. not like their husbands and brothers, ladies within the Southwest didn't, for the main half, subdue and tame the land; yet their personality and individuality have been manifested as they lived with and stronger upon stipulations as they discovered them. Their fascination with their lifestyle and the necessity for self-expression led them to jot down in their studies, delivering them with an artistic outlet and delivering those that got here later a different window into the earlier. "A duvet of phrases" gained the Border local Library organization 1989 Southwest booklet Award for literary excellence and enrichment of the cultural historical past of the Southwest. It was once additionally presented the nationwide Federation of Press ladies first prize for historical past in 1989.
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Among his friends he counted Kit Carson and the Navajo chief Manuelito. Flora displayed her civic-mindedness throughout her stay in Santa Fe. The mother of two daughters and the adoptive mother of an orphaned Indian boy and girl, she hired a teacher from the Presbyterian Mission to begin a nonsectarian school for girls, Santa Fe's first. Then she raised money and built a three-room schoolhouse and children's gardens, completed in 1880. On Sundays she taught Hebrew school, numbering among her pupils Arthur Seligman, future governor of New Mexico.
Martha or Agnes. Colorado Historical Society. Page 10 In the spring of 1862 we bought another house and moved into it. Here I helped father build a fireplace and a cellar, bringing up the dirt from the cellar in a bucket. He then papared the walls of the house with newspapers. In the fall of 1863 we went to Denver so that my sister and I might enter school. We bought a home on Arapaho Street just where the tramway cars now come out of the Loop. This property we sold to the Tramway company in 1892.
In 1888 the Spiegelbergs returned to New York, where Flora took up a new career. She became an advocate for modern sanitation in New York and crusaded for updated garbage disposal methods. " She became intrigued with this cause on a trip to Europe, where she conducted a study of modern sanitation systems and then brought back foreign engineering reports. In 1911 she prepared a sanitary and economic plan for the collection and disposal by incineration of New York City trash and garbage. In 1912 Thomas A.
A Quilt of Words: Womens Diaries, Letters, and Original Accounts of Life in the Southwest, 1860-1960 by Sharon Niederman