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Main Topic
Our Nation
Topic
National Expansion & Reform: Trails and Homesteaders
Title

The Heart’s Compass: Women on the Trails

Speaker

Lyn Messersmith & Deb Carpenter-Nolting

Description

This is an account of pioneer women crossing the Plains in the 19th century. Carpenter-Nolting and Messersmith present original poems, songs and stories, as well as actual diary entries of women who journeyed on the Oregon Trail.



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