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Author Burnett, Robyn.
Title Immigrant women in the settlement of Missouri / Robyn Burnett and Ken Luebbering.
Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2005]

Series Missouri heritage readers.
Missouri heritage readers.
Subject Women pioneers -- Missouri -- History.
Women immigrants -- Missouri -- History.
Women pioneers -- Missouri -- Biography.
Women immigrants -- Missouri -- Biography.
Pioneers -- Missouri -- History.
Immigrants -- Missouri -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Missouri.
Missouri -- Social life and customs.
Missouri -- Biography.
Missouri -- Social life and customs -- Sources.
Alt Name Luebbering, Ken, 1946-
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 149 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-141) and index.
Summary "Focuses on the lives of immigrant women in Missouri from the colonial period to the Civil War to industrialization. Draws heavily on the diaries, letters, and memoirs of immigrant women from many social classes and ethnic backgrounds and contains photographs and narratives relating to immigrant life"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Immigrant settlement in Missouri -- Women immigrants -- Women in early French villages -- Women in colonial St. Louis -- Journey to Missouri -- Life in early St. Louis -- Immigrant women on the frontier -- German women and the church -- Immigrant women in religious orders -- Women and the civil war -- Immigration after the civil war -- Immigrant farm families -- Town life -- Immigrant neighborhoods in St. Louis -- Women and work in industrializing Missouri -- The first decades of the twentieth century -- Missouri's patchwork quilt.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0826264778 (electronic bk.)
9780826264770 (electronic bk.)
0826215912 (alk. paper)
9780826215918 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 64556538
Additional Format Print version: Burnett, Robyn. Immigrant women in the settlement of Missouri. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2005 0826215912 (DLC) 2005005283 (OCoLC)58386410.