Worth Their Salt

Notable but Often Unnoted Women of Utah

edited by Colleen Whitley

This collection of 18 biographies portrays women of diverse cultural and social backgrounds who have made important but often unrecognized contributions to Utah's story, past and present. Included are such diverse figures as Mormon midwife Patty Sessions, African American pioneer Jane Manning James, actress Maude Adams, and prominent author and historian Helen Zeese Papanikolas.

 

Colleen K. Whitley is the author of five books on Utah history and numerous articles, poems, and reviews. She taught for 20 years at Brigham Young University in the English and Honors Departments and serves on the editorial board of Utah Historical Quarterly.

Imprint: Utah State University Press

Book Details

  • Paperback Price: $29.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87421-206-8
  • Publication Year: 1996
  • Pages: 280
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: edited by Colleen Whitley
  • ECommerce Code: 978-0-87421-206-8