"Woman is beginning to awake to her true position...and surely in California she can see there is work for her hands to do."
—Lorena Hays, Cooks Bar, 1854

"Woman is beginning to awake to her true position...and surely in California she can see there is work for her hands to do."
—Lorena Hays, Cooks Bar, 1854

"Woman is beginning to awake to her true position...and surely in California she can see there is work for her hands to do."
—Lorena Hays, Cooks Bar, 1854