19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Saturday, October 3, 1914: <<no entry>>
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Is Grandma still remembering all the fun that she had at the Milton Fair earlier in the week? When she was at the fair, did she stop by the suffragettes’ booth?
I love how the women’s suffrage question was framed — Motherhood has become a public function; therefore women need to be allowed to vote.
P.S. There’s a new Friday Update on my author website, Sheryl Lazarus. com. This week I’m thinking about the nuts and bolts involved in developing a new blog that tells the story of my Great-Aunt Marion who was in the Women’s Army Corps (WACs).