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Tale of Two Progressives

The Presidential election of 1912 featured… two Progressive candidates.  Woodrow Wilson, the Governor of New Jersey, represented the new spirit of reform and change sweeping the Democratic party.  133 more words


Kate Frye's Diary: What Was Kate Doing One Hundred Years Ago Today - The Day She Appears On Our TV Screens?

Tonight Kate Parry Frye – in the guise of Romola Garai – appears on our television screens (Sunday 17 August, ITV at 9pm). What was she doing on this day 100 years ago? 561 more words

Kate Frye's Diary

So Damn Irritating!

Readers, I just finished the second Brand Whitlock book, Her Infinite Variety, in two days. It was a quick read (only 185 pages), and thank God for that. 595 more words

Research Status

August 13, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent

The headlines:

One Great Battle Rages Over Front of Fully 300 Miles

“The Germans still strove today to force their way through Belgium to the French frontier. 1,145 more words


“While Love Stirs” by Lorna Seilstad

“While Love Stirs” by Lorna Seilstad is a sweet novel about the difficulty of women seeking a role in what was forever a man’s world.  Charlotte Gregory has graduated from cookery school and has visions of becoming a chef in a major restaurant.  150 more words

Book Review

WWI Women's War Work

Some time ago, I found an interesting book, called Women’s War Work, written by Jennie Churchill, also known as Lady Randolph Churchill and the mother of Winston Churchill.  304 more words

Historical Fiction