First Lady Lucy Ware Webb Hayes’ (wife of 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes) nickname was “Lemonade Lucy” because she banned alcohol in the white house events, including state dinners.
- First female jury in Los Angeles, 1911 — Photo shows the first all-woman jury in Los Angeles, California who acquitted the editor of the Watts News of printing indecent language on Nov. 2, 1911. Share the History Love... [...]
- Woman standing on soldier’s rock on Madeline Island, 1907 — Woman standing on soldier’s rock on Madeline Island in Wisconsin, 1907. Share the History Love... [...]
- Keith O’Brien Company dry goods store, 1908 — Large group of people looking at and selling merchandise at the Keith O’Brien Company dry goods store in Salt Lake City on March 24, 1908. Share the History Love... [...]
- Navy nurses receiving packages from home, WWII — Two recently arrived Navy nurses at a Navy Hospital in the South Pacific (possibly Guadalcanal) receive their first package from home. It includes books, candy and lounging pajamas. Share the History Love... [...]
- Smith College Relief Unit during WWI — The Smith College Relief Unit was founded in 1917 by Harriet Boyd Hawes to bring relief to those areas of France that were most devastated during the first World War. Hawes already had significant experience of relief work when she proposed, at a Boston Smith Club meeting in 1917, to form the SCRU. She had [...]