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Scandal Sidetrack

For the past week, I’ve been working on the section of the book about Emmett’s graduation ceremony from Stetson University, and searching for Emmett’s valedictory speech. 1,179 more words


The Company He Kept

Yesterday, I came across this little article, nothing more than a little snippet from a news roundup about weekly goings-on in Washington, D.C.

It was something easily overlooked, buried away on the second page of the paper.   1,002 more words

Interesting & Odd

Spring Break at Ormond

The research project about Emmett’s junior-year dorm-mates was not some big distracting side-adventure: I was going somewhere with it. Namely, Ormond Beach.

Two months before the essay about the Earls of East Hall appeared in… 722 more words


The Earls of East Hall, Part IV

The final installment/study of Emmett and his junior-year college roommates at Stetson features John N. Worley, of St. Augustine, and Fred Fee, of Fort Pierce, Florida. 620 more words


The Earls of East Hall, Part III

Continuing our study of Emmett’s junior year dorm mates at Stetson University, we now come to Emmett’s name on the list:

Hamilton Hall, or, Hamilton House, was a women’s cottage dorm. 1,089 more words


The Earls of East Hall, Part II

Yesterday, I introduced you to some of Emmett’s dorm mates from when he was a student at Stetson University in 1903.

Here’s the snippet from the essay in the… 524 more words


Emmett Wilson, Law Student

This week, I’m writing about Emmett’s law student days at Stetson University. Did you know Stetson was Florida’s first law school? It was founded in 1900, and Emmett was one of the very first graduates (he was in the class of 1904). 247 more words