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Nevertheless She Persisted! Women Who Made a Difference on the Arizona Frontier

  • Burton Barr Central Library-Lecture Room 4th Floor 1221 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85004 United States (map)

Meet an array of early Arizona women who endured troubles and hardships, along with achieving amazing feats and triumphs during the territory’s early days, bringing a unique perspective to a harsh, strange country. Some of these women faced and fought discrimination, some laid down their lives. Learn about Native women warriors and peacemakers as well as women who rode into the territory to discover a completely different way of life. Journey back to a time in history when women explored, conquered, settled, and civilized this raw, new land. This presentation celebrates Arizona women who persisted and persevered in their quest to explore, discover, and conquer new lands and new beginnings. Presented by Jan Cleere.

This program is made possible by Arizona Humanities and the Friends of the Library Burton Barr Central Library Chapter. #azspeaks #azhumanities #azroom