Daughters of Midas by Norma King

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Daughters of Midas by Norma King

Depicts the lives of the pioneer women who came to the Goldfields, paperback, 182 pages, text & photos

Chronicles the lives of nurses, doctors, miners' wives, barmaids and prostitutes on the Western Australian goldfields during the period 1888P1914. Includes endnotes, a bibliography and an index.

Biographical history of the women settlers of the Eastern goldfields during the first two decades of European settlement (1888-1914) - includes passing references to contacts with Aboriginal people.