National Parks and the Woman’s Voice
Polly Welts Kaufman
University of New Mexico Press, 2006.
This updated edition of a decade-old book examines the
role of women in the National Park Service, from Yellowstone
explorers of the late 1800s to present-day park founders and
advocates. Women now fill one-quarter of park superintendent jobs,
up from 16 percent 10 years ago — but the words "first woman
to serve as" are not yet a phrase of the past.
National Parks and the Woman's Voice
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