Elsie Epub Ì Paperback

➜ [Epub] ❧ Elsie By Barbara Anne Waite ➦ – Fobi-lieser.de IN 1912 the first year of Arizona's statehood rural Verde Valley was home to enterprising ranchers and farmers who raised cattle crops and children These children needed a school So just as they mail IN 1912 the first year of Arizona's statehood rural Verde Valley was home to enterprising ranchers and farmers who raised cattle crops and children These children needed a school So just as they mail ordered supplies from the Sears catalog the community mail ordered a teacher ELSIE HAYES a college graduate came from a world of concerts and literary clubs The teacher's tiny shack in Cornville.

Was a far cry from her family's lovely home in Long Beach California This cultured young woman drank water from an irrigation ditch bathed in Oak Creek and taught in a one room schoolhouse to children first considered common but with whom she soon developed a mutual love Though she had come to Arizona feeling a bit superior to these backwoods folks her emotions transformed into admiration and.

Elsie Epub Ì Paperback

Elsie Epub Ì Paperback

elsie ebok Elsie PDF/EPUBWas a far cry from her family's lovely home in Long Beach California This cultured young woman drank water from an irrigation ditch bathed in Oak Creek and taught in a one room schoolhouse to children first considered common but with whom she soon developed a mutual love Though she had come to Arizona feeling a bit superior to these backwoods folks her emotions transformed into admiration and.

10 thoughts on “Elsie

  1. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBI am sure this book which consists primarily of letters and short diary entries with some supplementary material would be an excellent resource for a researcher or a writer working on a novel set in this time period But as a reader I must admit I found some of it rather dry and lacking in substance and emotion I had expected something like a biography or a story The diary entries were generally short and often abbreviated Elsie's diary was not the co


  2. Renee Renee says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUB There’s something about the contrast of a cultured young woman displaced in a rough frontier setting and successfully forging a new life for herself that stirs my imagination Think Ma Ingalls making a home for her girls in the Little House books Abbie setting a joyful example for her family with a Lantern in Her Hand or Katherine Mary following her Canadian mounty through the pages of Mrs MikeThen add Elsie Hayes from Barbara Anne Waite’s Adventures of an Arizona Schoolteacher 1913 1916 This charming book shares a portion of the life story of Barbara’s grandmother through her grandmother’s letters and diary entries plus additional narrative from interviews recollections by Elsie’s former students and newspaper accountsElsie hailed from a privileged family in Long Beach California where she was friends with a young Thornton Wilder and graduated from Pamona College But after graduation while other girls her age were lo


  3. Bernice Rocque Bernice Rocque says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBElsie the Adventures of an Arizona Schoolteacher 1913 1916 was a wonderful read The best aspect for me was that I could read the actual words of a woman who lived a hundred years ago Elsie Reed was an independent woman well educated from a loving family but not spoiled In 1913 Elsie accepted a job teaching in one of the remote areas of Arizona which had become a state the previous year The treasure trove of diaries and letters of her life between 1913 1916 compiled and annotated by her granddaughter Barbara Waite reveals an adventurous and resourceful woman but also a very kind person Filled with a zest for living and intent to do her best teaching at the edge of the remaining frontier the diary and letters reveal so much about her life day to day For the span o


  4. Karen Karen says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBI enjoy anything old west and was hoping for a little excitement and adventure here The story starts with the granddaughter asking Elsie if there was anyone in her life before grandpa and Elsie responds There was a cowboy So I'm thinking this could be interesting and fun But it truly IS just day to day diary entries and several letters back and forth to her parents during her time teaching in two different towns in early 1900s Arizona I was bored silly reading elaborate descriptions of meals she eats she actually writes letters to family about such th


  5. Melanie Melanie says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBI received this book in exchange for an honest review through the group Basically BooksI am slightly biased on my love for this book as I grew up having a close relationship with my Great Grandma She was born in 1902 and lived to be 101 years old Hearing her stories which always started with Well I don't remember everything and ended two or three hours later was the highlight of my childhood After my Grandma married and had children my Great Grandma spent several months of the year traveling She would send letters home that detailed EVERYTHING I love looking back in time and reading those letters it gives me a connection to her that I never had the chance to experience That al


  6. Holly Weiss Holly Weiss says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUB“Well there was this cowboy” corrals your attention on the first page of Elsie Adventures of an Arizona Schoolteacher Writing a biography requires not just a talented author but also a compelling subject Barbara Anne Waite’s book about three years in her grandmother’s life have both Published to coincide with Arizona’s centennial the book discloses the socio economic climate during the early 20th century It captures Elsie’s sense of adventure optimi


  7. Jessica McCann Jessica McCann says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBAs Arizona’s centennial date approaches February 14 2012 here is a book that lovingly captures the state’s adventurous and optimistic spirit through the diary entries and letters of a young school teacher from 1913 1916Elsie Hayes arrived to the new state by train from California eager to begin her first teaching job in the farming community of Cornville She wrote home with great detail and fondness about the people places and things she encountered She wrote of the humble school house in which she worked and of the challenges of ordering groceries and school supplies by catalog She described the stunning sunse


  8. Cassandra Cassandra says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBDelightful book could not put it down Interesting format entire story is told thru Elsie's diary entries letters to and from her and some added footnotes and comments provided by her granddaughter Barbara Waite The setting is rural Arizona Cornville Williams from 1913 thru 1916 Elsie from California was hired to teach the children of the area in a one room schoolhouse She lives with her teaching companion in a self described shack Imagine a world with no TV no radio no running water no electricity no reporters no news etc Despite the deprivation of these necessities Elsie manages to successfully teach the children meet many new friends become active in two churches fall in love than once and tour the historical sites of the area before they became national treasures I recommend this lovely book to anyone who loves the early history of Arizona the gift of being a teacher adventure and romance A warning however Elsie's diary entries are not


  9. Melissa Melissa says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBThis book initially caught my interest because it takes place in AZ where I grew up I immediately was captivated by this young woman at the turn of the century on an amazing adventure not unlike one I had just taken when moving across the country I found her journal entries to be really frustrating most of the time as she scarcely ever divulged her deeper feelings Yet I kept reading because I wanted to find out where her life would take her next Luckily the author was able to supplement wi


  10. Caitlin Caitlin says:

    Elsie Epub Ì Paperback elsie ebok, Elsie PDF/EPUBI don't know if I can recommend this book enough The book was supposed to carry me over on a flight What I didn't expect was for it to suck me in and completely engross me in the lives of very real peopleI loved this look at the old West Reading the diary of Elsie made me go through a variety of emotions I laughed when she and her roommate first arrived in the frontier town cheered when she fell in love and tried not to cry when everything fell apart The plot o


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