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Encyclopedia regarding the Great Plains

David J. Wishart, Editor MAIL-ORDER BRIDES The word “mail-order bride,” since it pertains to a marriage arranged via communication between US women and men into the Great Plains within the nineteenth century, is mainly a misnomer. Twentieth-century folklore has it that a homesteader could peruse the Sears and Roebuck or Montgomery Ward catalogs and purchase‚Ķ Read More »