First Woman Lawyer Lived in Iowa

The first American woman lawyer was named Belle Mansfield and she lived in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. I wanted to do a post to make my posts about her easier to find.

I first learn about Belle Mansfield and share.

https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/07/02/first-ladies-of-iowa

How my mom found the Belle Mansfield statue.

https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/07/30/belle-mansfield-update

Directions and photos of the Belle Mansfield statue.

https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/09/27/belle-mansfield-update-2

UPDATE:  When I  realized the Christie Vilsack site about Mansfield had been taken down, I added this  so check here for a little more information about Belle Mansfield and the statue. I updated the link to the Vilsack website on the initial post to the Internet Archive version so you can still read it.

http://www.peointernational.org/peo-record/2009/january-february/belle-babb-mansfield-memorial

http://www.duhaime.org/LawMuseum/LawArticle-418/Mansfield-Belle-1846-1911.aspx

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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