The Heiress Explorer: Louise Boyd and the Arctic

When gold mine heiress Louise Boyd staged her first Arctic expedition in the 1920s, she hunted polar bears with aristocrats. Yet she also met other explorers who encouraged her in more scientific pursuits. Listen in and learn more about her expeditions.

Topics in this Podcast: heiresses, women, 20th century, U.S. history, exploration, biographies, the Arctic, explorers, American history