Publication: Dakota Graphics, 1980, Deadwood, South Dakota
First edition. 8vo. Pictorial wrappers, 23  pp., illustrated, portraits, acknowledgments, bibliography. Tells the stories of ladies who helped to build the Black Hills area of South Dakota. Some of the ladies are Madame Vestal, a gambler, Annie Donna Tallent, a noted author, Aunt Lou Marchbanks, the first black woman in the Black Hills and a restaurant owner, Martha Jane Canary, better known as the flamboyant Calamity Jane, Poker Alice, a noted gambler, Laura Taylor, a master con artist, and others who also made their mark. Fine copy.
Inventory Number: 48968