Treasures in the trunk: quilts of the Oregon Trail

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Between 1840 and 1870, a quarter of a million Americans crossed the continent to Oregon and California in what was considered one of the great migrations of modern times...Thousands of women arrived in the Northwest by way of the Oregon Trail. This migration or "leave-taking" would consume the longest time and widest distance for these nineteenth-century women to establish new homes for themselves and their loved ones." - from the book

This beautifully illustrated volume recounts the stories of the women who traveled the Oregon Trail. Includes their reasons for traveling west and the hardships that they encountered. Index and bibliography.

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Grouping Title treasures in the trunk quilts of the oregon trail
Grouping Author cross mary bywater
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-10 01:06:21AM
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subject_facet Biographies, Catalogs, Quiltmakers -- Biography, Quiltmakers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Biography, Quilts -- History -- 19th century, Quilts -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century -- Catalogs
title_display Treasures in the trunk : quilts of the Oregon Trail
title_full Treasures in the trunk : quilts of the Oregon Trail / Mary Bywater Cross
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