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8 edition of Letters of a Woman Homesteader found in the catalog.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader

by Elinore Pruitt Stewart

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - General,
  • Pioneers,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Wyoming,
  • History: American,
  • Women,
  • Ranch life,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Dover Books on Americana

    ContributionsN. C. Wyeth (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7640147M
    ISBN 100486451429
    ISBN 109780486451428
    OCLC/WorldCa63692763

      In , Houghton Mifflin published the series in the book Letters of a Woman Homesteader with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth. The letters were frank, vivid, eloquent and perceptive. “To me,” she wrote on Jan. 23, , “homesteading is the solution of all poverty's problems, but I realize that temperament has much to do with success in any. Skip to main content. LOGIN ; GET LIBRARY CARD ; GET EMAIL UPDATES ; SEARCH ; Home ; About Us.

    Letters of a woman homesteader. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Elinore Pruitt Stewart: Document Type: Book: All Authors / . In , the letters appeared in book form under the title, “Letters of a Woman Homesteader.” The book reached an eager audience, especially among easterners who longed, at least vicariously.

    Immediately download the Letters of a Woman Homesteader summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Letters of a Woman Homesteader. Elinore Stewart was a homesteader in southwestern Wyoming. These letters tell her story. The preface beautifully summarized the book as follows: "The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine/5().


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Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a wonderfully informative read written in letter form by a woman homesteader who was a widowed mother. In letters to her dear friend and former employer we learn about daily life as a woman desiring to homestead the frontier, mountainous country with as much independence as possible (just to prove it can be done)/5().

This book is a collection of her letters to a friend in Denver, a record of her escapades and neighbors, how she works and gives a woman's perspective of the rather isolated living of a homesteader.

Elinore Pruitt is a spitfire. When she is widowed while still quite young, instead of staying in Denver 4/5. Letters Of A Woman Homesteader: By Elinore Pruitt Stewart - Illustrated [Elinore Pruitt Stewart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Letters Of A Woman Homesteader: By Elinore Pruitt Stewart - Illustrated/5(18). Letters of a Woman Homesteader [Elinore Pruitt Stewart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. */5(). Elinore Pruitt Stewart was a remarkable woman. After enjoying this book, readers will be equipped with a whole new view of not only life in the early 20th century but of the impact woman had on it.

Readers of Letters of a Woman Homesteader may also enjoy the film made from it, "Heartland." Elinore also wrote "Letters on an Elk Hunt", as well as. Letters of a Woman Homesteader - Elinore Pruitt Stewart Book - Obiaks Books. Letters of a Woman Homesteader is a compilation of letters written by a young woman named Elinore Rupert, a widow with a small daughter named Jerrine, to her former employer, Mrs.

Coney. When Elinore's husband died in a railroad accident, she held down odd jobs. Letters of a Woman Homesteader Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: Rocky Mountains.

Yellowstone National Park: Subject: Frontier and pioneer life -- Wyoming Subject: Wyoming -- Biography Subject: Stewart, Elinore Pruitt, -- Correspondence Subject: Ranch life -- Wyoming -- History Subject: Pioneers -- Wyoming.

While the first book ("Letters from a Woman Homesteader") discussed Pruitt's adventures homesteading, this one is all about an elk hunt she and her husband go on with some of their friends. They encounter all kinds of interesting people, help some folks out, get helped out by /5.

Elinore Pruitt Stewart was a strong pioneer woman, an adventurer, a loving mother, a hard worker, an imaginative problem solver and a great letter writer. She describes homesteading in Wyoming at the beginning of the 20th century in letters full of joy, love of the land, self assurance, community spirit and optimism/5(16).

Written in a warm chatty style, Letters of a Woman Homesteader paints an interesting picture of homesteading in Wyoming in the early ’s.

The author, a 4/5(24). LibriVox recording of Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart.

Read by Lynne Carroll. The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine. The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine.

Turning her hand to the nearest work, she went out by the day as house-cleaner and laundress. "Letters of a Woman Homesteader" is a frontier classic by Elinore Pruitt Stewart, a widowed young mother who accepted an offer to assist with a ranch in Wyoming.

In Stewart's delightful collection of letters, she describes her homesteading experiences to her former employer, Mrs.

by: Letters of a Woman Homesteader Elinore Pruitt STEWART ( - ) The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine.

Elinore Pruitt Stewart (born Elinore Pruitt; June 3, October 8, ) was a homesteader in Wyoming, and a memoirist who between and wrote letters describing her life there to a former employer in Denver, Colorado.4/5. Editions for Letters of a Woman Homesteader: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback p.

Book Description: This “warmly delightful, vigorously affirmative” memoir of a woman homesteader in early twentieth-century Wyoming inspired the acclaimed film Heartland (The Wall Street Journal). InElinore Pruitt answered an ad in the Denver Post to become Henry Clyde Stewart’s housekeeper on his homestead outside Burntfork, Wyoming.

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The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine. Turning her hand to the nearest work, she went out by the day as house-cleaner and laundress.4/5(K).

Pioneer Women provides a rare look at frontier life through the eyes of the pioneer women who settled the American West. Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith vividly describe the hardships such women endured A cosmopolitan, middle-aged Englishwoman touring the Rocky Mountains in Letters of a Woman Homesteader By: Elinore Pruitt Stewart () The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter, Jerrine.5/5(1).Elinore Pruitt Stewart (born Elinore Pruitt; June 3, – October 8, ) was a homesteader in Wyoming, and a memoirist who between and wrote letters describing her life there to a former employer in Denver, letters, which reveal an adventurous, capable, and resourceful woman of lively intelligence, were published in two collections in and Nationality: American.