Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Black Women of the Old West” as Want to Read:
Black Women of the Old West
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Black Women of the Old West

4.4 of 5 stars 4.40  ·  rating details  ·  15 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Alice O'Neil writes about "Black Women of the Old West" for the "Los Angeles Features Syndicate": "This book traces how African American women challenged white bigotry, labored to create new lives and ultimately helped to transform sparse frontier settlements into thriving [western] states". It reveals "how these pioneers brought culture and stability to the early communit ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Atheneum
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Black Women of the Old West, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Black Women of the Old West

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 59)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Harla
I learned so much from this book. It was incredibly interesting to read about a part of history that we have heard so little about. I have been on a women in history kick of late! Great read and loved the JUV format. Enough information without being an overwhelming factual tome of reading :-)
Teresa
A very interesting read about a little know part of American History
Beverly
Beverly marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2014
Barbara Anderson
Barbara Anderson marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2014
Brooke
Brooke marked it as to-read
Oct 22, 2014
ErinMarie
ErinMarie marked it as to-read
Sep 27, 2014
Coach Kay
Coach Kay marked it as to-read
Aug 29, 2014
Wendy Mills
Wendy Mills marked it as to-read
Aug 28, 2014
Sharice Frieson
Sharice Frieson marked it as to-read
Aug 14, 2014
Victorious
Victorious marked it as to-read
Aug 07, 2014
K.O.
K.O. marked it as to-read
Jul 12, 2014
C.S.R. Calloway
C.S.R. Calloway marked it as to-read
Feb 25, 2014
Joyce
Joyce marked it as to-read
Jan 31, 2014
Rachel
Rachel marked it as to-read
Jan 14, 2014
Ashley
Ashley marked it as to-read
Jan 14, 2014
Laura Henderson
Laura Henderson marked it as to-read
Nov 12, 2013
Jbondandrews
Jbondandrews marked it as to-read
Oct 17, 2013
Vernell
Vernell marked it as to-read
Oct 02, 2013
Valerie
Valerie marked it as to-read
Aug 01, 2013
Ashley Chatman
Ashley Chatman marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2013
Noah Deal
Noah Deal marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2013
Andrew
Andrew marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage The Black West: A Documentary and Pictoral History of the African American Role in the Westward Expansion of the United States Black Pioneers: An Untold Story Proudly Red and Black: Stories of African and Native Americans Breaking the Chains

Share This Book