Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Yale University.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-267) and index.
A frontier childhood -- "Southrons" and Yankees -- Orverland and Oregon -- The farmer's wife -- Stepping forth -- Circuit rider in the cause of women -- To loose the bonds -- Of prayer and prohibition -- Dethroning the idol gold -- The cesspool of politics -- I've been robbed -- Freedom at last.
The fascinating story of an indomitable pioneer woman who became a feminist, journalist, and national leader.