History of Colorado"s women for young people by Vivian Sheldon Epstein

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Published by VSE in Denver, Colo .

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  • Colorado -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Colorado -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-56).

Book details

Statementwritten and illustrated by Vivian Sheldon Epstein.
LC ClassificationsHQ1438.C6 E68 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL415434M
ISBN 101891424017
LC Control Number98118524

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Get this from a library. History of Colorado's women for young people. [Vivian Sheldon Epstein] -- List of names by achievements: The arts (actor, television, director) -- Anthropologists -- Architects -- Artists (painters, sculptors) -- Banking and business -- Directors and managers -.

History. There was a short-lived recognition program established in Colorado in to honor the contributions of women to the state, known as the Colorado Women of Achievement awards. Each year, three honorees from throughout the state who had distinguished themselves in their profession or avocation were recognized at an annual banquet held in Denver, given a cash.

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History. Colorado Women's College was founded by the Rev. Robert Cameron, the pastor of Denver's First Baptist Church, who wished to open a women's college in the Western United States that would be equivalent to Vassar College in terms of prestige and academic offerings.

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Bythe population of Longmont had doubled just about every ten years since its founding. It now had 4, area residents. Growth slowed after this, with only 5, people recorded in the census. World War I took its toll on Longmont 's young men, and their names are recorded on a flagpole which stands today in Roosevelt Park.

Frances Jacobs would go on to organize relief for people suffering form tuberculosis and the underpaid. As a suffragette she worked on better conditions for working women, demanding 8 hour work days, improved housing, and reforming the public employment office who would constantly send girls as young as 12 to jobs “filled with vices and.

Eliza Pickrell Routt (–) was the first First Lady of the territory and later state of Colorado in –79 and – A strong supporter of women’s suffrage, she used her position as wife of Governor John Long Routt to advocate for expanded.

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It’s Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating specifically women who’ve made contributions to literature and e there are so many, I toyed yesterday with limiting my list to U.S.

citizens — and yet, that means leaving out women like. We regret to inform you that the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame is postponing its Induction celebration events. We are looking at alternative dates to reschedule the induction and hope, very much, that you will still be able to support, participate and celebrate the accomplishments of our exceptional inductee Class of Economic and social pressures caused most women to marry young and stay married.

In more than 70 percent of women between ages twenty-five and forty-five in Denver and Pueblo were married; scarcely more than 1 percent were divorced. One divorcée, Emily French, whose husband left her after thirty-one years of marriage, kept a diary.

Editor’s note: Earlier this spring, we asked readers to help us compile a list of Colorado’s most influential women. Over the course of two weeks, hundreds of names were submitted to our.

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Colorado has seen its share of horrible crimes. When we think of murders across the state’s history, the first things that come to mind Author: Brad Weismann. The American Library Association would like to acknowledge the indigenous history of the Denver region and Colorado more broadly, and recognize the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe.

The land that Denver sits on originally belonged to the Arapaho tribe, as laid out in the Treaty of Fort Laramie. February may be the official Black History Month, but in Denver, the rich heritage of the city's African-American residents past and present is celebrated year-round.

The Mile High City and its outlying areas are home to three impressive museums centered on African-American history and culture, as well as several other fascinating landmarks. Actually, I am surprised by the number of female physicians in Colorado.

What an enormous effort these women had to put forth just to be able to join the Medical Society. We certainly owe these woman a debt of gratitude for their work and their efforts on behalf of all the women who followed after them.

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