Dave Allocca LIFE Photo Collection 1994
This episode includes non-graphic descriptions of assaults, including one of a child. We give a heads-up in the body of the episode.
Maya Angelou was a writer, poet, memoirist, civil rights activist, entertainer, teacher, director, producer, mom, and friend but she was most masterful at sharing her life and wisdom with the most perfect collections of words. We use the bests one we can muster up to share her remarkable life story.
This is going to take us
two three episodes.
We have been talking with our friends Greg Young and Tom Meyers, The Bowery Boys, for years about doing a project together. This isn’t that, but it is a subject that a lot (A LOT) of people have requested of us. Because it’s a bit out of our focus, we thought there’s no one better than Greg and Tom, experts in New York City history, to tell you about the city’s early 1900s women’s protest movements and how they are tragically tied to the Triangle Shirtwaist fire. (more…)
First up: Calamity Jane
And we end with end with Kansas City’s own, Annie Chambers
After spending so much time talking about the Harvey Girls and Fred Harvey, we got to thinking of their contemporaries (more…)