This choice of biographies portrays eighteen ladies with various cultural and social backgrounds who've made very important yet occasionally unrecognized contributions to Utah's tale, earlier and current. they vary from contributors in Utah's early heritage corresponding to Mormon midwife Patty classes and African American pioneer Jane Manning James to trendy figures resembling neighborhood activist Esther Landa and in demand writer and historian Helen Zeese Papanikolas. the opposite ladies portrayed contain actress Maude Adams, university and health center founder mom M. Augusta (Anderson), theater and instructing pioneer Maud may possibly Babcock, poet Sarah E. Carmichael, Ute chief Chipeta, silver queen Susanna Bransford Engalitcheff, legislator Alice Merrill Horne, Greek midwife Georgia Lathouris Mageras, socialite and builder of 1 of Salt Lake City's best homes Elizabeth Ann McCune, usa Treasurer Ivy Baker Priest, girls Literary membership founder Eliza Kirtley Royle, artist Mary Teasdel, journalist Kuniko Muramatsu Terasawa, and Park urban madam mom city.
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