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Calling This Place Home: Women on the Wisconsin Frontier, 1850-1925

By: Joan M. Jensen

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 515633

ISBN: 0-87351-563-3

Condition: 6 x 9, 448 pages, 6x9, 100 b&w illus., map, notes, index, 2 tables, bibliography, cloth, Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint


An intimate view of frontier women-Anglo and Indian-and the communities they forged.Swedish domestic worker Emina Johnson witnessed the great Peshtigo fire in 1871; Cherokee nurse Isabella Wolfe served the Lac du Flambeau reservation for decades; the author's own grandmother, Matilda Schopp, was one of numerous immigrants who eked out a living on the Wisconsin cutover. Calling This Place Home tells the stories of these and many other Native and settler women during W... View more info