Main Street Wyoming

Letters of a Woman Homesteader

Season 6 Episode 625 | 29m 6s

Published in 1914, “Letters of a Woman Homesteader” by Elinore Pruitt Stewart was called the literary discovery of the year. Elinore Stewart came to Wyoming with the ambition of homesteading near Burntfork, WY, and her letters describe her adventures and the people she came to know. Western Wyoming College instructor, Marcia Hensley, takes her spring class to Stewart’s homestead cabin.

Aired: 05/08/96

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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