The Fields of Silver and Gold series brings the past alive. Meet the trailblazers and the pioneers, the first people and the famous explorers, the legends and the everyday heroes that shaped the history, land, and culture of the West. Their powerful stories will fascinate and inspire you.
Activist. Scholar. Trailblazer.
Before she was old enough to vote, Anne Martin began fighting for women's rights and equality. Traveling across Nevada to every small town and mining settlement she could reach, she advocated for women's suffrage. She was the first woman to run for the U.S. Senate. As an author, speaker, organizer, and protester she paved the way for a new generation of activists, in Nevada and across the nation.