A Woman in No Man’s Land: Caroline Henderson, Homesteader

No one knows, or will ever fully understand, why Caroline Boa, daughter of a prosperous Iowa farmer, graduate of Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, a schoolteacher, and intellectual whose interest in literature and the fine practice of reading and writing never waned, decided to homestead in a waterless plain. Yet in 1907, she would write … Continue reading A Woman in No Man’s Land: Caroline Henderson, Homesteader