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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Violet T. Kimball  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: 1932 in Sampson County, North Carolina

-- Violet T. Kimball on WorldCat --

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Before her retirement,Violet Kimball lived in Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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Mormon Trail :
ISBN: 0887140920. OCLC Number: 37260450

KC Publications,. .

Stories of young pioneers in their own words
ISBN: 9781435280168. OCLC Number: 227033506

Paw Prints,. .

This book relies on diaries and memoirs to bring to life the experience of traveling westward in the mid-nineteenth century. The trip was arduous, but also adventurous, and as Kimball examines the experience, facet by facet, readers will begin to sense what an amazing feat moving west really was. About half the travelers were under 18, and it is their youthful memories that tell the story--though many of the actual accounts were written when the participants were much older.--From