Cathy Croghan Alzner is an instructor of history at Portland Community College. She has served as archivist for Portland State University and is a former nurse. With Gordon Dodds, she published Serving Justice: A History of the Oregon State Bar (Oregon State Bar, 2005).
Alice Day Pratt (1872-1963)
Alice Day Pratt was forty years old in 1912 when she set out on her own to homestead on 160 acres in Crook County. After eighteen years of ranching and teaching in rugged central Oregon, she moved to New York and published her experiences in national magazines and in books. Born in Mankato, Minnesota, on June 16, 1872, Pratt moved …