By Betty E. Hammer Joy

In 1905, together with her marriage dissolved and eager to be able to feed her little ones, Angela Hutchinson Hammer received a handpress, a few ink, and some fonts of variety, and started printing a bit tabloid known as the Wickenburg Miner. In her naïveté, Angela by no means dreamed this buy could position her squarely within the vanguard of energy struggles in the course of Arizona's early days of statehood.

A real daughter of the West, Angela, born in a tiny mining hamlet in Nevada, got here to the Territory of Arizona on the age of twelve. Betty Hammer pleasure weaves jointly the full of life tale of her grandmother's lifestyles by way of drawing upon Angela's personal prodigious writing and correspondence, newspaper documents, and the memories of kinfolk. Her ebook recounts the tales Angela informed of growing to be up in mining camps, instructing in territorial faculties, courtship, marriage, and a twenty-eight-year profession in publishing and printing. in this time, Angela controlled to elevate 3 sons, run for public place of work prior to ladies within the kingdom had the best to vote, function Immigration Commissioner in Pinal County, home, and mature into an activist for populist agendas and water conservation. As questionable bargains happened either inside and outdoors the halls of presidency, the crusading Angela encountered many duplicitous characters who believed that ladies belonged at domestic darning socks, no longer working a newspaper.

Although Angela's self reliant papers introduced own complication and little if any monetary gift, after her dying in 1952 the newspaper paid tribute to this brave girl by way of deciding upon her because the first lady to go into the Arizona Newspaper corridor of repute. In 1983 she used to be venerated posthumously with one other award for ladies who contributed to Arizona's progress—induction into the Arizona Women's corridor of Fame.

Show description

Read Online or Download Angela Hutchinson Hammer: Arizona's Pioneer Newspaperwoman PDF

Similar biographies & memoirs of journalists books

Download e-book for iPad: Siqueiros y Blanca Luz Brum. Una pasion tormentosa (Grandes by Esteban Campos

Esta es los angeles historia poco transitada de dos seres desmesurados, una historia de turbulencias, o como cube al autor, una buena historia de amor. David Alfaro Siqueiros y Blanca Luz Brum, dos personalidades inconformistas, polémicos, fogosos, irascibles, que se amaron con intensidad durante cuatro violentos años, y con distancia durante décadas.

Download e-book for kindle: Jubilee Hitchhiker: The Life and Times of Richard Brautigan by William Hjortsberg

Convinced and strong, Jubilee Hitchhiker is an accomplished biography of overdue novelist and poet Richard Brautigan, writer of Troutfishing in the United States and A accomplice basic from gigantic Sur, between many others. while Brautigan took his personal existence in September of 1984 his shut buddies and community of artists and writers have been devastated notwithstanding no longer fullyyt stunned.

Read e-book online Sylvia Porter: America's Original Personal Finance Columnist PDF

Sylvia Porter (1913–1991) used to be the nation’s first own finance columnist and probably the most prominent girls of the 20th century. In Sylvia Porter: America’s unique own Finance Columnist, Lucht lines Porter’s specialist trajectory, determining her profession options and exploring the function of gender in her production of a once-unique, now-ubiquitous kind of journalism.

Read e-book online Angela Hutchinson Hammer: Arizona's Pioneer Newspaperwoman PDF

In 1905, along with her marriage dissolved and wanting to be able to feed her kids, Angela Hutchinson Hammer acquired a handpress, a few ink, and some fonts of sort, and started printing a bit tabloid known as the Wickenburg Miner. In her naïveté, Angela by no means dreamed this buy could position her squarely within the vanguard of strength struggles in the course of Arizona's early days of statehood.

Additional info for Angela Hutchinson Hammer: Arizona's Pioneer Newspaperwoman

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Angela Hutchinson Hammer: Arizona's Pioneer Newspaperwoman by Betty E. Hammer Joy


by John
4.1

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 14 votes