Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939

@inproceedings{Pascoe1990RelationsOR,
  title={Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939},
  author={P. Pascoe},
  year={1990}
}
In this study of late nineteenth-century moral reform, Peggy Pascoe examines four specific cases-a home for Chinese prostitutes in San Francisco, California; a home for polygamous Mormon women in Salt Lake City, Utah; a home for unmarried mothers in Denver, Colorado; and a program for American Indians on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska-to tell the story of the women who established missionary rescue homes for women in the American West. Focusing on two sets of relationships-those between… 
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