More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Alaska Women

Book Description

How did Alaska become the amazing state that it is today you may wonder?  More than Petticoats: Remarkable Alaska Women recognizes the women who shaped the Last Frontier. The lives of female teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists from across the state are illuminated through short biographies.

About Jones, Cherry Lyon

Cherry Lyon Jones has taught school, owned a bookstore, authored a classroom book, is a storyteller and does historical portrayals. An avid women’s history buff, she has collected and archived information for the Nevada Women’s History Project, and is now focusing her attention on researching women in territorial Alaska.