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."

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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

  • publication date: 01/02/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780918954695
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 222
  • ID: 9780918954695
  • weight: 456
  • ISBN10: 091895469X

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