There is no one rural woman’s story, but a multiplicity of stories.
Why did Marilyn Hagerty “go viral” after more than fifty years writing for the same small newspaper?
Querying the boundaries of natural, rural, urban, and suburban spaces, and the complex interrelationships between traveling and living in the twentieth-century American West.
To celebrate the 150th birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder in 2017, the Pioneer Girl Project of the South Dakota State Historical Society has released a new book on the writer’s legacy.
But was Eva McCoy exactly as she appeared? Was her careful appeal actually a careful manipulation of sympathy or did it conceal an even sadder truth?
Connecting the cultural significance of cowgirls with an analysis of country music history.
My interest for the portrayal of rural life and culture has been awakened by researching the late 19 C worries about the extinction of long lived national cultures in many European countries.
In the months leading up to the "Big Berks" conference, we will be highlighting research on rural women that will be presented at that conference. This week, we share an abstract from a session focused on rural women, "The Rural Imaginary in Popular Culture."
This story was about so much more than a poor mountaineer turned millionaire
Ma Kettle is no longer the face of rural women, but her entertainment genetic legacy endures.