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The doctor was a woman : stories of the first female physicians on the frontier / Chris Enss.

Enss, Chris, 1961- (author.).


"The long-awaited follow up title to Chris Enss's bestselling Doctor Wore Petticoats, profiles 10 new female physicians of the Old West, published in time for Women's History Month. Given the media coverage during the 2020 pandemic, the celebration of the heroics of health care workers and women's work are trending subjects"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781493062928
  • ISBN: 1493062921
  • Physical Description: xii, 177 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Essex, Connecticut : TwoDot, [2024]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Jenny Murphy: Yankton Doctor of Medicine -- Lillian Heath: Wyoming Surgeon -- Eliza Cook: First Licensed Woman Doctor in Nevada -- Emma French: The Railroad Doctor -- Bessie Efner: Open Range Doctor -- Bethenia Owens-Adair: Northwest Physician -- Lucy Hobbs: Pioneer Dental Heroine -- Fannie Dunn Quain: Physician Fighting Lung Disease -- Harriet Belcher: Beloved Santa Barbara Doctor -- Romania Pratt: First Woman to Practice Medicine in Utah -- Sofie Herzog: Woman Railroad Surgeon -- Helen MacKnight Doyle: The Resolute Doctor -- Elizabeth McDonald Watson: Soldier of the Living.
Subject: Women physicians > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Physicians > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Medicine > West (U.S.) > History.
Women physicians.
Physicians, Women
United States
Femmes médecins.
Genre: Biography

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Dougherty County Public Library:
      Northwest Branch
610.922 ENSS, CHRIS ( Send Text)
31018905265687 NONFIC Available

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