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The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder Documentary

The legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder documentary has an insightful look into the life of the author of the Little House on the Prairie book series.

Laura Ingalls was a famous American author born in 1867 and is well known for her children’s book series ‘Little House on the Prairie’. The books explore Laura’s own childhood and her life in a settler’s family. Little House on the Prairie: The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder is a one hour documentary that is based on the life of Laura Ingalls as a writer, wife and a mother.

Her life history is depicted in the documentary in the form of interviews with different scholars and historians including Pamela Smith Hill and John E. Miller and researching through old documents, her books, paintings and such. The DVD also briefly focuses on a variety of topics concerning life and culture of prairie.  You can buy it here (click here)
The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Before becoming an author Laura was a teacher but she left her education and her job when she got married in 1885 to Almanzo Wilder at the age of 18. She had one daughter (Rose Wilder Lane) and one son, who sadly died in infancy. She suffered many complications during her early years of marriage including the illness of her husband and the death of her new born son but despite all the difficulties she managed to pull through and eventually started her writing career by first submitting an article in Missouri Ruralist in 1911.

Little House on the Prairie: The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder  (<—– Click to Buy)
Laura Ingalls’s story is about a strong young woman who had the courage and strength to deal with the difficulties of life no matter how harsh the circumstances were.


The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder Documentary

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