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Since fancy dress up wear is often a problem for older women, I was fascinated by this photograph of an Eastern Star event most likely taken in the early 1950s. The Eastern Star is an affiliate organization of the Masons. … Continue reading
The soprano Camilla Williams was the first African American to earn a contract with a major American opera company. Her historic role as Cio Cio San in Puccini’s Madame Butterfly at the New York City Opera in 1946 launched her … Continue reading
What would you wear if you won the Nobel Prize? That is the question seventy-six year old political scientist Elinor Ostrom had to face when she won the prize in economics in 2009. She was the first woman to win … Continue reading