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The mail order brides of the american west were the supply that met two demands find this pin and more on mail order brides by candy harley the invention of the mail order bride was born of necessity. Mail order brides in the 19th century american west by kristin holt | nov 18, 2014 | articles | 0 comments fans of mail-order bride romances adore reading about courageous women who left home, headed west, and risked everything for a brighter future. Mail order bride nightmares the invention of the mail order bride was born of necessity as men moved farther into the open frontier of western america, the need for family, and available marriageable women, grew. Here is the story of my grandmother, the mail order bride this in an era where most women didn’t have professional careers (early 1900s) in preparation for a career in dentistry, she worked as a dental assistant for three years notify me of followup comments via e-mail genealogists for families.
5 surprising facts from the history of mail-order brides latest update: 2018-03-25 at its core, “mail order brides” isn’t something that has started 10 or 20 years ago.