Laura Ingalls Wilder

ca. 1884 --- Writer Laura Ingalls Wilder at seventeen --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

For many people, Laura Ingalls Wilder is the primary source of information of what life was like for white people on the American frontier. But she had a whole life as a novelist beyond the youth that unfolded in the books.

Topics in this Podcast: American history, literary history, 19th century, American frontier, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Homesteading, biographies, 20th century, U.S. history