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category: History
published: Mar 2019
publisher: Royal British Columbia Museum

By Snowshoe, Buckboard and Steamer

Women of the Frontier

by Kathryn Bridge


Historian—archivist Kathryn Bridge looks at four pioneering BC women — Florence Agassiz, Eleanor Fellows, Violet Sillitoe and Helen Kate Woods — first through their writings and then within the historical context. Winner of the 1998 BC Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing.

About the Author

Kathryn Bridge, a Victoria-based archivist and historian, knows how to tell a good story. Her award-winning biographies about pioneering personalities rely on original diaries, letters, journals and historical photos to bring her subjects life. Her interest in the mountains began while she was playing in the alpine meadows of Mount Revelstoke as a youngster. Kathryn lives in Victoria, B.C.

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