By Martha Kohl
Stories like Ruth Garfield’s fill the pages of past Schoolmarms and Madams: Montana Women’s tales. the ladies featured the following variety from past due nineteenth-century indigenous ladies warriors to twenty-first-century Blackfeet banker Elouise Cobell. They span geography—from the western Montana ladies who labored for the U.S. woodland carrier to Miles urban physician Sadie Lindeberg. and so they span ideology—from the individuals of the Montana Federation of coloured Women’s golf equipment, who led the struggle for legislation banning segregation in public lodgings, to the ladies of the Ku Klux Klan. those tales subject; they're the tales of ladies who equipped Montana.
Editor Martha Kohl is a ancient professional on the Montana historic Society. She served as undertaking supervisor and lead historian for Montana: tales of the Land, MHS’s award-winning middle-school Montana heritage textbook and for Women’s heritage concerns, a venture designed to commemorate Montana’s 2014 suffrage centennial and to concentration new recognition at the state’s women’s background. Her ebook, I Do: A Cultural historical past of Montana Weddings, used to be released by way of the Montana ancient Society Press in 2011.
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