Women of the Pacific Northwest

Allison, Lou, ed. Gumboot Girls: Adventure, Love & Survival on British Columbia’s North Coast. Prince Rupert: Muskeg Press, 2012.

Andersen, Marnie. Women of the West Coast: Then and Now. Sidney, BC: Sand Dollar Press, 1993.

Backhouse, Frances. Women of the Klondike. North Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 2000.

Barman, Jean. Sojourning Sisters: The Lives and Letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003.

Bridge, Kathryn. By Snowshoe, Buckboard and Steamer: Women of the British Columbia Frontier. Victoria: Royal BC Museum, 2019.

Bridge, Kathryn. Henry & Self: An English Gentlewoman at the Edge of Empire. Victoria: Royal BC Museum, 2019.

Converse, Cathy. Against the Current: The Remarkable Life of Agnes Deans Cameron. Victoria: TouchWood Editions, 2018.

Converse, Cathy. Mainstays: Women Who Shaped BC. Victoria: Horsdal & Schubart, 1998.

Eversole, Linda J. Stella: Unrepentant Madam. Victora: TouchWood Editions, 2005.

Forbes, Elizabeth. Wild Roses at Their Feet: Pioneer Women of Vancouver Island. [Victoria, BC]: British Columbia Centennial ’71 Committee, 1971.

Hare, Jan, and Jean Barman. Good Intentions Gone Awry: Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest Coast. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2006.

Harrison, Eunice M.L. The Judge’s Wife: Memoirs of a British Columbia Pioneer. Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 2002.

Harold, Hughina. Totem Poles and Tea. Victoria: Heritage House, 2006.

Healey, Haley. On Their Own Terms: True Stories of Trailblazing Women of Vancouver Island. Victoria: Heritage House, 2020.

Illing, Thora Kerr. Gold Rush Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Nellie Cashman. Victoria: TouchWood Editions, 2016.

Johnson, Peter. Voyages of Hope: The Saga of the Bride-ships. Victoria: TouchWood Editions, 2002.

Leslie, Rosella. The Cougar Lady: The Legendary Trapper of Sechelt Inlet. Halfmoon Bay, BC: Caitlin Press, 2014.

Mole, Rich. Rebel Women of the Gold Rush: Extraordinary Achievements and Daring Adventures. Surrey, BC: Heritage House, 2009.

Nanaimo Women’s Resources Society. HerStory I: Images of Central Vancouver Island Women. Nanaimo: Spider Press, 2000.

Neering, Rosemary. Wild West Women: Travellers, Adventurers and Rebels. North Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 2000.

Ormsby, Margaret A., ed. A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia: The Recollections of Susan Allison. Abridged ed. Vancouver: UBC Press, 1991.

Pioneer Researchers. Memories Never Lost: Stories of the Pioneer Women of the Cowichan Valley and a Brief History of the Valley 1850-1920. Altona, MB: D.W. Friesen & Sons, 1986.

Robinson, Jean M. Three Women of the B.C. and the A.C.W.W. Shirley, BC: Shirley Women’s Institute Historical Research Group, 1990.

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