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Author Wilke, Joanne.

Title Eight women, two Model Ts, and the American West / Joanne Wilke
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (169 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Women in the West
Women in the West.
Contents A beginning -- From Iowa -- We on the Pigmy Road -- Echoes or my ribs -- From the cliffs -- Mountain vistas -- Galloping bare-breasted -- A heap of living
Summary Tells the story of a group of farm girls who met while attending Iowa's Teacher's College and who shared a "yen to see some things." A blend of oral and written history, adventure, memoir, and just plain heartfelt living, this book presents a story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Torgrim, Marie Hjelle -- Correspondence.
Wilke, Joanne -- Family.
Automobile travel -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Ford Model T automobile.
Women adventurers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Women -- Iowa -- Biography.
Young women -- Travel -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Young women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- History, Local.
Genre/Form Biography.
Local history.
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007001683
ISBN 0803209975 (electronic bk.)
9780803209978 (electronic bk.)