Disaster & Triumph: Sacramento Women

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Finalist in the Historical Non-Fiction, 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Decent ladies and naughty women survived major fires, devastating floods, scandals and cholera… a thoroughly engaging history of chaotic times.

Paperback and Kindle – paperback also available at Sutter’s Fort Trade Store and the Sacramento History Museum.

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From Disaster & Triumph:

Jennie Wimmer: The camp laundress who tested James Marshall’s gold nugget—and sparked the California Gold Rush.

 

 
Sutter's Fort - Disaster & Triumph - Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil WarDorothea Wolfinger Zins: With her own hands, she made bricks to build Sacramento’s early homes hotels, and shops.

 

 

The Eagle Theater - Disaster & Triumph - Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil WarMary Zabriskie Johnson: Cultured and charming, Mary was the wife of the first California governor to reside in Sacramento.

 

 

Margaret Frink - Disaster & Triumph - Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil WarMargaret Frink: The Frinks journeyed west in 1850, intent on mining gold.  Instead, Margaret was a founding member of Sacramento’s First Baptist Church, and the couple’s dairy provided fresh milk and butter to a burgeoning city.

 

 

The Eagle Theater - Disaster & Triumph - Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil WarLavinia Waterhouse: Dynamic, intelligent, and opinionated, Lavinia was a midwife, water-cure practitioner, poetess, and dedicated leader for Women’s Rights.

 

 

Margaret Rhodes Crocker - Disaster & Triumph - Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil War
Margaret Rhodes Crocker: They called her Lady Bountiful . . . the woman who gifted Sacramento with the finest private art collection in the West.



Disaster & Triumph: Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil War
by Cheryl Anne Stapp.

Disaster and Triumph - Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil War by Cheryl Anne Stapp

257 Pages, with Illustrations

Amazon.com Trade Paperback: $16.95

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