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