By Betty E. Hammer Joy
A precise daughter of the West, Angela, born in a tiny mining hamlet in Nevada, got here to the Territory of Arizona on the age of twelve. Betty Hammer pleasure weaves jointly the full of life tale of her grandmother's existence by way of drawing upon Angela's personal prodigious writing and correspondence, newspaper data, and the reminiscences of kinfolk. Her booklet recounts the tales Angela advised of growing to be up in mining camps, educating in territorial colleges, courtship, marriage, and a twenty-eight-year profession in publishing and printing. in this time, Angela controlled to elevate 3 sons, run for public workplace sooner than girls within the kingdom had the perfect to vote, function Immigration Commissioner in Pinal County, home, and mature into an activist for populist agendas and water conservation. As questionable bargains happened either inside and outdoors the halls of presidency, the crusading Angela encountered many duplicitous characters who believed that girls belonged at domestic darning socks, no longer operating a newspaper.
Although Angela's self sustaining papers introduced own difficulty and little if any monetary present, after her demise in 1952 the newspaper paid tribute to this brave girl via opting for her because the first girl to go into the Arizona Newspaper corridor of repute. In 1983 she was once venerated posthumously with one other award for girls who contributed to Arizona's progress—induction into the Arizona Women's corridor of Fame.
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Angela Hutchinson Hammer: Arizona's Pioneer Newspaperwoman by Betty E. Hammer Joy