More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women

With in depth and accurate coverage, this book pays tribute to the often unheralded efforts and acheivements of the historical women of Washington.
More than Petticoats Remarkable Washington Women With in depth and accurate coverage this book pays tribute to the often unheralded efforts and acheivements of the historical women of Washington

  • Title: More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women
  • Author: Lynn E. Bragg
  • ISBN: 9781560446675
  • Page: 368
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women”

    1. An excellent collection of biographies of women who shaped and changed Washington. The biographies are short, and I will be reading more in depth bios of them in the future. Well researched with good references.

    2. Clunky and biased writing in many places, but an interesting assortment of brief descriptions of a diversity of women from Washington State.

    3. More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women, 2nd (More than Petticoats Series) by L. E. BraggGlobe Pequot (2010), Edition: Second, Paperback, 224 pagesA fascinating collection of vignettes, featuring names familiar to almost any Washingtonian, and less familiar names, but women of significant accomplishments, provides a look at a collection of women who have shaped the culture, history and character of Washington from the 19th into the 21st centuries.Featuring stories from the founding d [...]

    4. The author wrote about 18 women who were historically significant to the history of Washington. The stories were interesting and many unknown facts were brought out about these women. There was a lot of poverty at the turn of the century in the early 1900s just as there is today. A few of the featured women helped children in need, much like today. Overall, a good book for a read about history.

    5. This is a wonderful book if you like to read about people in history. It is full of stories about famous women in Washington state, where I live. These women are truly interesting and some led absolutely fascinating lives. All of them made their marks on the history of the state.

    6. Really enjoyable stories from women in Washington State History. While the writing style was a bit repetitive, it was fun to get a glimpse into some fascinating women from my home state.

    7. Very enjoyable read. It has 16 short biographies about 16 Washington women. I really enjoyed that they had Narcissa Whitman's included.

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