Letters by Lamplight: A Woman's View of Everyday Life in South Texas, 1873-1883

Letters by Lamplight: A Woman's View of Everyday Life in South Texas, 1873-1883

By: Anna Wellington Stoner (author), A.Kay Jacobs (illustrator), Lois E. Myers (volume_editor)Paperback

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Through letters written by one family in post-Reconstruction Texas, Myers shows what life was like in this part of the Old West, from a feminie perspective. The detailed letter of joy and struggle on the frontier remind us, Myers points out, that "broad historical events ... are made up of myriad ordinary lives."

About Author

Lois E Myers is Associate Director of the Baylor Institute for Oral History and Secretary of the Texas Oral History Association.

Contents

Preface Introduction 1.Write Often, Telling Everything Refugio County, 1852-1877 2.A Smiling Providence Victoria County, November 1877-September 1881 3.A New Lease on Life Uvalde County, October 1881-March 1882 4.Grace to Conquer Edwards County, April 1882-March 1884 Afterword Appendix: Geanealogy of Anna Louisa Wellington and William Clinton Stoner Notes Works Cited Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780918954695
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 222
  • ID: 9780918954695
  • weight: 456
  • ISBN10: 091895469X

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