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Schoolwomen of the prairies and plains personal narratives from Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska, 1860s-1920s by Mary Hurlbut Cordier

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Middle West,
  • Iowa,
  • Biography.,
  • Nebraska

Subjects:

  • Women teachers -- Middle West -- Social conditions.,
  • Education -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Women teachers -- Iowa -- Biography.,
  • Women teachers -- Kansas -- Biography.,
  • Women teachers -- Nebraska -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMary Hurlbut Cordier.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2837 .C66 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 365 p. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1700270M
ISBN 100826313841
LC Control Number92000493
OCLC/WorldCa25786967

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