Tag: 1890’s

Oregon Bound via North Dakota gold mining 1884 – Amazing personal account of gold miner born in 1859!

I was born in New York City in 1859. After a fair amount of formal education, interlarded with hurriedly assimilated portions of the world’s great literature, I found employment in the offices of the Art Interchange Publishing Company, of New … Read More

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This brings home how difficult life was for women before 1900. I’m glad I’m living today!

I ran across the following article recently and realized the advances women have made in America. This is from Are Women People by Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) during the Suffragist era. Alice Duer Miller It was obviously written ‘tongue in cheek’ … Read More

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