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The Loretta M. Schaechterle Book Fund

Established in April 2010 in memory of Mrs. Loretta M. Schaechterle to purchase books and multimedia materials about Women in the United States. Mrs. Schaechterle was a life-long learner with a love for reading, and books purchased through this fund will help to provide an understanding of women's lives in the United States, with a focus on the 20th century.

Books purchased on this fund include:

Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women / Marianne Monson

Keep the damned women out : the struggle for coeducation / Nancy Weiss Malkiel

Soldier, sister, spy, scout : women soldiers and patriots on the Western frontier / Chris Enss and JoAnn Chartier

The Queen of Heartbreak Trail : the life and times of Harriet Smith Pullen, pioneering woman / Eleanor Phillips Brackbill

Unprotected labor : household workers, politics, and middle-class reform in New York, 1870-1940 / Vanessa H. May

See all the books purchased on this fund...