Monthly Archive: February 2017

Marking International Women’s Day, 2017

  Newsgirls:  Did They Need to be Saved? In the legislative session in the winter/spring of 1917, the fate of Connecticut’s newsgirls was on the table.   A bill was put forth that stated that...

And, Yes, the Cherry Tree

  By Jane Cullinane In February 1913, in “That Cherry Tree,” the wit Edgar Allen Forbes took great delight in poking fun at the George Washington biographer who had crafted this morality tale more...

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