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 energetic tale of her grandmother's lifestyles by means of drawing upon Angela's personal prodigious writing and correspondence, newspaper records, and the memories of kinfolk. Her e-book recounts the tales Angela advised of starting to be up in mining camps, instructing in territorial colleges, courtship, marriage, and a twenty-eight-year occupation in publishing and printing. in this time, Angela controlled to elevate 3 sons, run for public place of work sooner than ladies within the country had definitely the right to vote, function Immigration Commissioner in Pinal County, domicile, and mature into an activist for populist agendas and water conservation. As questionable bargains came about either inside of and outdoors the halls of presidency, the crusading Angela encountered many duplicitous characters who believed that girls belonged at domestic darning socks, no longer operating a newspaper.
Although Angela's self sustaining papers introduced own trouble and little if any monetary gift, after her dying in 1952 the newspaper paid tribute to this brave girl via picking out her because the first girl to go into the Arizona Newspaper corridor of repute. In 1983 she used to be commemorated posthumously with one other award for girls who contributed to Arizona's progress—induction into the Arizona Women's corridor of Fame.
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