Photo of Frost home near Coloma Photo of employees at Frost company picnic Photo of Carrie frost holding a German Brown Trout Carrie Frost in a wooden canoe Photo of Carrie Frost with her sister and three friends Photo of Carrie Frost holding a large trout Photo of Carrie Frost at a time when she was a school teacher Photo of Carrie Frost from around the time of her retirement Photo of Carrie Frost and her father, John Clarke Frost Photo of Carrie Frost's factory after it was purchased by the Weber Lifelike Fly Company Photo of the Jefferson Street house where Carrie Frost lived and which still stands today Photo of fly lures sold by Carrie Frost's company

QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER:

  1. What were the expectations of women during the time Carrie was growing up, and how did those expectations affect her?
  2. How did Carrie’s business change Stevens Point? How did it change opportunities for women in Wisconsin?
  3. Carrie fought against the stereotype that women shouldn’t own and run a business. What stereotypes do you see in the world around you today?
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Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history.