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An Emigrants' Guide for Women: Making the Necessary Preparations for the Arduous Five-Month Journey along the Oregon Trail
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TitleAn Emigrants' Guide for Women: Making the Necessary Preparations for the Arduous Five-Month Journey along the Oregon Trail
Abstract[F]ictionalized facsimile of an 1850 guidebook written by a woman for women on preparing for journeys to the West, with illustrations and map. Description of various factors affecting women in particular and referring to anti-fever pills of Dr. John Sappington of Arrow Rock, Missouri to be "found in Westport, Independence, or St. Joseph."
AuthorTerry Brown
DateSeptember//1970
SourceAmerican West
LocationPeriodical
Volume7
Number5
Page12-17, 63
Local SubjectOregon Trail
Overland Journeys
Women
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID119273
CONTENTdm number17874
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