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Readers love the stories of

"You have a knack for bringing to life women of the past. I enjoy these stories."
— Beth Kisor
Historic Fort Worth Inc.

Did you know...

Did you know that in the Central Texas town of Brownwood a young woman who suffered migraines became the state’s First Woman Optometrist...she pumped the organ in her church and helped shape the Texas Democratic Party.
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Texas Women…Ranchers & ‘Dames’…

The women who make up Texas Ranch Women: Three Centuries of Mettle and Moxie…the women who make up Texas Dames: Sassy and Savvy Women Throughout Lone Star History:

I love to tell their stories, whether they are women who…

These are but a few of the stories I’m privileged to tell—when people ask—about Texas Women, “Ranchers & Dames” – “firsts” in law, aviation, medicine and the arts….as well as Women on the Plains and Prairies!


Dec. 4, 6 p.m.—telling the stories of Texas Ranch Women for the Fort Worth Public Library Central (Downtown location) with a booksigning to follow.

Scheduling Now For 2015 Dates…Several Are Booked that I’ll Announce Closer to the Time…Would Love to Visit Your Organization—Professional, Business, Trade Group, Civic, Special Interest or Religious.

Carmen Goldthwaite
Ph: 817 737 6958 or 817 726 0412
Thanks and may you have the happiest of holidays!


“Texas Ranch Women During the Republic of Texas” – program for Daughters of the Texas Republic, the Frances Van Zandt chapter.

AT TCU Women Exes, Saturday morning group.