Daisie Miller Helyar’s scrapbook has been digitized as part of the ongoing Notable Women of Simmons digital scrapbook project, which offers access to unique historical artifacts documenting the lives of women who attended Simmons College.
Daisie’s scrapbook contains evidence of an intelligent, good-humored, and adventurous young woman who both seized the opportunity for a college education and took advantage of the many diversions of Boston, Massachusetts.
This is a really nice digital exhibit. Each item on a page has its own description.
I wonder if people a hundred years from now will be looking through tumblr accounts for a glimpse into this part of our lives.
This interview on IndieWire a bit dated, but it spends some time dealing with the archival footage in Billy Corben’s Square Grouper. Definitely a doc worth seeing if you’re intrigued by anything Florida.
Among the many officers who fought in the U.S. Civil War, who wore their beard, mustache, mutton chops or sideburns the best? Carpetbagger Adelbert Ames? The oft-wounded Samuel Sprigs Carroll? The Maths-loving Brigadier General Benjamin Alvord? Major General Ambrose “I Invented Sideburns” Burnside?