This is the new E-book from the TSHA. TSHA presents the first in a new series of free eBooks Women Across Texas History that highlights important contributions women have made to the history of the Lone Star State. This first FREE eBook of the Women Across Texas History series, Volume 1: Nineteenth Century and Before, features biographies of women who represented women’s public and private roles including: First Nation Indian woman, guide, and interpreter, Angelina. Free woman, former slave, and Texian landowner, Tamar Morgan. Texian matriarch, landowner, and Stephen F. Austin’s sister, Emily Austin Bryan Perry. Tejana ranch owner and businesswoman, Salomé Ballí Young. Physician, inventor, and early woman’s voting rights activist, Ellen Lawson Dabbs. Thirty-seven entries from the Handbook of Texas and three articles from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly that feature a number of diverse ways women have contributed to Texas history. More than 100 pages by historians that note the influence of women prior to and throughout nineteenth century Texas.
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