Everything you need to understand or teach Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart.
Letters of a Woman Homesteader is a compilation of letters written by a young woman named Elinore Rupert, a widow with a small daughter named Jerrine, to her former employer, Mrs. Coney. When Elinore's husband died in a railroad accident, she held down odd jobs until she heard about the possibility of getting her own homestead and being self-sufficient. So she became the housekeeper for a Wyoming rancher, a Scotsman named Clyde Stewart. The letters are all genuine, with only the smallest alterations and tell of Elinore's experiences in Wyoming between 1909 and 1913.
Mrs. Coney found the letters so fascinating and amusing that she decided to have them published in the Atlantic Monthly, which made them rather famous. They are largely short stories written by a woman who was once a writer for the Kansas City Star. Elinore's character comes out clearly in the letters; she is jovial, energetic...
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