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Mari Sandoz

Added by yongli on 08/12/2016 - 15:07, last changed on 01/07/2020 - 17:07

Mari Sandoz, 1938

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Mari Sandoz (1896–1966) was a popular author in the early- to mid-twentieth century whose works of both fiction and non-fiction focused on life in the Rocky Mountain West. Sandoz’s work represents some of the most widely read literature concerning the American West and has done much to influence...

Ruth Underhill

Added by yongli on 05/16/2016 - 15:40, last changed on 02/08/2020 - 01:07
Ruth Underhill (1883–1984) was a prominent anthropologist in the mid- to-late twentieth century, and one of the first female anthropologists to reach the stature regularly enjoyed by male colleagues. As a professor at the University of Denver later in life, Underhill published dozens of works on...

Women During Prohibition

Added by yongli on 06/10/2020 - 13:27, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
Alcohol prohibition in Colorado (1916–33) disrupted social and gender relations in ways that would shape the state long after the law was repealed. Not only did women help enact the law, but they also helped enforce the law and even broke it, taking advantage of a new outlaw industry. Women...
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