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Dr. Kate: Angel on Snowshoes (Badger Biography)
Pioneering North Woods doctor Kate Pelham Newcomb comes to life in this addition to the Badger Biographies series for young readers. Born in 1885, Kate Pelham was suppose to grow up to be a proper young lady in Boston, but despite her father's wishes she was determined to be a doctor. After medical school, her husband's health brought them to the clean air of northern Wisc ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published March 14th 2009 by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
(first published February 2009)
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Oh, how I loved this book! My family has had a cabin in the same area where Dr. Kate lived and worked and I have been hearing about her my entire life. We've never visited the museum even though we've driven by it thousands of times so I didn't really know much about her except that she was a pioneering country doctor. Love the local Northwoods Wisconsin history, love the women's history!!