The World in 1867

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On July 18, 1867, Margaret Tobin (later Brown) made her debut into the world. She was born in Hannibal, Missouri, a bustling town that was growing quickly. The town, founded in 1819, had grown rapidly thanks to the railroad, which was organized in 1846. The Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad was the first railroad to [...]

The World in 1867 2017-11-24T17:58:18+00:00

What Would Margaret Do? One Irish Catholic Woman’s Push for Equality

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Margaret Tobin Brown, is a woman who can easily be defined as “beyond her years”.  Her attitudes, thought process’ and motivations all seem to fall in line with a modern way of thinking, so to place her at the turn of the 20th century, truly highlights how radical her thinking was. Margaret was no stranger [...]

What Would Margaret Do? One Irish Catholic Woman’s Push for Equality 2017-11-24T18:01:25+00:00