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Dear Medora (Paperback)

Dear Medora (Paperback)

Child of Oysterville's Forgotten Years
Sydney Stevens

Lively correspondence, diary entries, photographs, and background narrative enchantingly portray early 20th-century life in an isolated coastal community, Portland boarding school, and an extraordinary bond between a devoted mother and her sensitive young daughter.

Illustrations • maps • bibliography • index
9" x 10.5" • 180 pages (2007)
Northwest History/Washington/Biography/Women's Studies
Price : US$24.95


Edna and John (Paperback)
Edna and John (Paperback)

Edna and John (Paperback)

A Romance of Idaho Flat
Abigail Scott Duniway
Edited by Debra Shein

Oregon’s Abigail Scott Duniway was a Northwest luminary in the fight for women’s rights in the late 19th century. This story of a couple who move to Idaho during the 1860s gold mining frenzy underscores women’s struggles in an era when social and legal codes mainly empowered men.
Photographs • map • notes • bibliography
6" x 9" • 244 pages (2000)
Novels/Western Literature/Idaho/Women's Studies
Price : US$14.95


Forbidden Red (Paperback)

Forbidden Red (Paperback)

Widowhood in Urban Nepal
Kathey-Lee Galvin

In Nepal, red symbolizes life, vibrancy, and passion-a color and existence that is denied to women who have lost their husbands. The compelling stories of Sodha, Anju, and others vividly portray the plight of widows in this third-world country.

Photographs • maps • charts • notes • references
5 1/2" x 8 1/4" • 176 pages (2006)
Multicultural/Sociology/Women's Studies
Price : US$14.95


Iron in Her Soul (Hardbound)
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left
Iron in Her Soul (Hardbound)
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left

Iron in Her Soul (Hardbound) Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left
Helen C. Camp

As the only female leader of the Industrial Workers of the World, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn organized factory workers in the East and lumberjacks in the West. A founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union, she also was the first woman to chair the American Communist Party.

Photographs • notes • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 396 pages (1995)
Biography/Autobiography/Politics/Women's Studies
Price : US$30.00


Iron in Her Soul (Paperback)
Iron in Her Soul (Paperback)

Iron in Her Soul (Paperback)

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left
Helen C. Camp

As the only female leader of the Industrial Workers of the World, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn organized factory workers in the East and lumberjacks in the West. A founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union, she also was the first woman to chair the American Communist Party.

Photographs • notes • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 396 pages (1995)
Biography/Autobiography/Politics/Women's Studies
Price : US$21.00


Valiant Women in War and Exile (Paperback)
Valiant Women in War and Exile (Paperback)

Valiant Women in War and Exile (Paperback)

Thirty Eight True Stories
Sally Hayton-Keeva

The women in these profoundly moving personal stories present testimony crossing many political and cultural boundaries in major conflicts from pre-World War I Europe to the jungles of Central America in the 1980s. Whether nurses, prisoners, or soldiers, their accounts convey the lifelong physical, emotional, and spiritual impacts of terrorism and war. The volume was originally published in 1987.

Photographs • bibliography • 5 1/2"" x 8 1/4"" • 240 pages (2003)"
Military History/Women's Studies
Price : US$14.95


Women and the Journey (Tapebound)
The Female Travel Experience
Women and the Journey (Tapebound)
The Female Travel Experience

Women and the Journey (Tapebound) The Female Travel Experience

This important book was many years in the making by some of the country's leading women scholars. The essays approach the theme of women and travel from a variety of perspectives, including literature, history, foreign languages, fine arts, and women's studies. Illustrations • notes • 6" x 9" • 238 pages (1993) Women's Studies
Price : US$30.00


Women's Votes, Women's Voices (Paperback)

Women's Votes, Women's Voices (Paperback)

The Campaign for Equal Rights in Washington
Shanna Stevenson

In 1910, suffragettes finally persuaded Washington men to ratify a state constitutional amendment permanently granting voting rights for women, only the fifth state to do so. Their success revitalized the national movement, inspiring activists struggling toward passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. With full-color illustrations throughout, Women's Votes, Women's Voices provides a comprehensive summary of the Washington women's suffrage movement and presents vignettes on many of the state's most active leaders, such as May Arkwright Hutton and Emma Smith DeVoe.
Published by the Washington State Historical Society

Full-color photographs, notes
8 1/2" x 11", 120 pages (2009)
Women's Studies/Politics
Price : US$24.95


Season of Suffering (Paperback)

Season of Suffering (Paperback)

Coming of Age in Occupied France, 1940 - 45
Nicole H. Taflinger

The Nazi invasion forever altered 13-year-old Nicole Braux’s world in 1940. Four years later, after liberation, she found herself deeply in love with an American, a pilot for General Patton. Her memoir draws a poignant, candid rendering of her life as a passionate French adolescent under German occupation—an existence drenched in deprivation and despair, but also marked by miraculous events and unexpected romance.

Photographs • 6" x 9" • 168 pages (2010)
World War II/France/Autobiography
Price : US$22.95


Witch of Kodakery (Paperback)
Witch of Kodakery (Paperback)

Witch of Kodakery (Paperback)

The Photography of Myra Albert Wiggins, 1869–1956
Carole Glauber

Myra Wiggins, a successful early-20h century Oregon photographic artist and member of Alfred Stieglitz's elite Photo-Secession group, embodied the ideal of the "new woman"—independent, energetic, and ambitious—as depicted by the Eastman Kodak Company's "Kodak Girl". Her award-winning photographs, many reminiscent of paintings by the Old Dutch Masters, were exhibited across the United States and Europe. Her biography is completed with reproductions of her stunning artwork and insights into the Northwest art community at the dawn of the 1900s.

Illustrations • photographs • notes • bibliography • index
10 1/2" x 9" • 152 pages (1997)
Art/Photography/Oregon
Price : US$16.95


Making the Grade (Paperback)

Making the Grade (Paperback)

Plucky Schoolmarms of Kittitas Country
Barb Owen

In Making the Grade, thirteen former Kittitas country schoolmarms reflect fondly on their days of teaching in remote locales between 1914 and 1939. Facing their ordeals with creativity, dedication, and pluck, they enhanced the lives of children, and earned the adoration of rural populations.
Photographs • maps • notes • bibliography • index
6" x 9" • 240 pages
Northwest History
Price : US$19.95


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