Old News – Role of Women for Independence

This editorial tells how women helped during the Revolutionary War. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, July 2, 1915 WOMEN’S PART IN INDEPENDENCE DAY They Had Glorious Share in Winning American Liberty. It has been said that in every woman’s breast there lies the possibility of great heroism. What she can do when put to the test …

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Old News – Anti-Suffrage

The MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thursday, May 6, 1915 LISTEN TO ADDRESS Fairport Grange Hears Address Against Suffrage—Interesting Program. Mrs. Henry F. Burton, president of the Rochester Anti-Suffrage Society, addressed Fairport Grange, Saturday evening. Mrs. Burton was a little late, because of having to speak before Penfield Grange before coming to Fairport. She was a most …

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Old News – Ladies

A couple of articles relating to women’s rights and opinions on the War in Europe. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Fairport, NY Thursday, April 8, 1915 FOUR STATES VOTE ON SUFFRAGE THIS YEAR Victory in New York Encourages Its Advocates. Throughout the Union wherever women have not the right to the vote the present year is …

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Old News – Items for the Ladies

THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Rochester, NY Friday, April 24, 1914 HELPFUL HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES. Pivoted Teapot That Swings For Brewing. A practical novelty is a pivoting teapot with an upper compartment to hold the tea leaves and an alcohol lamp beneath the pot, with which the water is boiled. At the instant of boiling the flame …

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Talk on Woman Adventurer

Babette Huber will give a talk on The Adventures of Sarah Bonesteel. Sarah Hall Bonesteel was a woman of intelligence, adventure and courage. She was in the first class that accepted women at MIT, traveled the high seas, taught Helen Keller and traveled 5000 miles in a Buick Six touring car on a cross-country tour. All …

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