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Portrait Of A Teacher, Mary Elizabeth Postand Something Of The Times In Which She Lived 1841-1934. Edited By Janet Gordon-Roach. by  Ruth Leedy. Gordon

Portrait Of A Teacher, Mary Elizabeth Postand Something Of The Times In Which She Lived 1841-1934. Edited By Janet Gordon-Roach.

by Ruth Leedy. Gordon

First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, xiv [2], 154 pp., frontis. [portrait of Mary Elizabeth Post], about the author, preface, prologue, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, appendix. A biography of Mary Elizabeth Post, who settled in Yuma, Arizona in 1872 and there resided until her death in 1934. She was a woman that was one of the foremost teachers of the western frontier. Even more than a teacher, she was also churchwoman, patriot, politician, home demonstrator, nurse, companion, she was a woman who had the courage to live abundantly. She left an indelible mark on the character of Yuma. Fine.

Inventory Number: 45802

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