From Marie Bailly, the first settler in northwest Indiana, to the high-flying Margaret Ray Ringenberg, and from Mother Théodore Guérin, a Catholic nun who was later canonized as a saint, to Vivian Carter, founder of a popular Gary record label, the women portrayed in Bold Women in Indiana History broke down barriers of sexism, racism, and political opposition to emerge as heroines of their time.
The women portrayed in Bold Women in Indiana History are:
Tacumwah, Cates, and Kilsoquah of the Miami Tribe
Mother Theodore Guerin
Lillian Thomas Fox
The Overbeck Sisters
Madam C.J. Walker
Margaret Ray Ringenberg
Perfect for school or home, this collection of short but informative biographies is both a valuable resource and an entertaining read. The fifth title in Mountain Press’s state-by-state Bold Women series for teen readers, this engaging book shows what Hoosier women can do when they dare to be bold!
220 pages, 6 s 9, paperback Item 517, ISBN 978-0-87842-655-3