Leonie von Zesch
1) Leonie - A Woman Ahead of Her Time: The Remarkable True Story Of Dr. Leonie Von Zesch And Her Adventurous Life In The American West Of T
Leonie von Zesch (1882-1944), daughter of a German countess, was born in Llano, Texas. At age 19, she graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery joining the ranks of the few women dentists of the times. Her professional credentials allowed her the freedom to ignore the then current social conventions and follow her heart, combining work with adventure, preferring the wilds of Alaska, California and Arizona to the tameness of city life. She aspired to...