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The Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old Wild West
The Gentle Tamers Women of the Old Wild West Author:Dee Brown They rode beside their men--and sometimes rode over them! — Arizona Mary--drove a sixteen yoke oxen team into a fortune! — Belle Starr--ran through husbands and holdups until a bullet stopped her! — Martha Summerhayes--followed her Army husband into the wilds of Apache-ridden Arizona! — Loreta Janeta Velasquez--fought through the Civil War disguised... more » as a man, then went West in frills to catch a husband!
Calamity Jane, Lola Montez, Carrie Nation, Elizabeth Custer, R ose of the Cimarron.
Who was the Western woman? All aspects of Western feminine life, which include a great deal about the Western male, are covered in this lively, entertaining and soundly factual account of the women who challenged the frontiers and built a world out of a wilderness.