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The Montreal Council of Women, Carrie Derick and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Call me paranoid.

My blog posts no longer come up when you Google keywords like “Montreal Council of Women” or “Carrie Derick,”

Despite the fact I post regularly on these topics.. 611 more words

1910 Women

Book Giveaway: “The Medieval Housewife and Other Women of the Middle Ages” by Toni Mount

THE WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED FOR THE BOOK GIVEAWAY. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HAS PARTICIPATED. COMMENTS ARE NOW CLOSED.

If you are a follower of the blog, you know The Freelance History Writer loves the history of medieval women. 191 more words

Medieval History

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Baseball season is upon us. Kids are gearing up with new shoes, bats, gloves, and balls. We are all getting excited and making plans to head to the ballpark to see our kids play or our favorite professional teams. 657 more words

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"...Worth reading, I'm glad to say."

It has been a daunting task just to begin sifting through the hundreds of letters, poems, and self-reflections Alice has left behind. My excitement about sharing her mind with the world helps me move forward. 572 more words

Diary

Women on the Move: Cycling and the Rational Dress Movement

On the evening of October 9, 1893, at a prayer-meeting of the High Street Methodist Church in Binghamton, New York, Samuel Stanley rose to address the congregation. 4,302 more words

Cycling

roberthorvat reblogged this on If It Happened Yesterday, It's History and commented:

bicycles-002 Many of my readers will know about my interest in cycling and professional racing. I recently wrote an article on Australian legend Ernie Old for Cycling History. There are so many great article on this blog that it's a wonder that this article escaped my attention. I wanted to share Aaron Crisp's well researched article about the biased attitudes that prevailed against women cycling. In time, as Aaron explains, women would come to enjoy the freedom of cycling unmolested. Sensibly women's fashion also changed to suit riding a bicycle without being hindered. There is much more to this article, nonetheless I will leave it to my friend Aaron to explain. Enjoy.

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us ! Much ado about Anita Ekberg.

Only eight weeks ago, I was saddened to learn that Anita Ekberg had died at the age of 83. Long before I first really noticed Anita Ekberg through ‘adult eyes’, I saw her in Hollywood or Bust (1956) as a kid on my television screen. 634 more words

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