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What Would Margaret Do-Women’s Rights

2017-12-11T14:07:29+00:00

  Constantly faced with the question, we are taking a look back on Margaret’s legacy and attempt to answer the question, What Would Margaret Do, while looking at modern situations through the lens of Margaret. Our two previous blogs in the series looked at discrimination-both racial and religious, and the education system in America and [...]

What Would Margaret Do-Women’s Rights 2017-12-11T14:07:29+00:00

What Would Margaret Do? The Pursuit of Education and Schooling

2017-11-24T22:58:28+00:00

In this installment of the “What Would Margaret Do” blog series, our focus will shift to the education system in America.  We will also be taking a look at the importance, and subsequent removal, of religion within education; from the last installment we learned that religion within the confines of Margaret’s life had an extreme [...]

What Would Margaret Do? The Pursuit of Education and Schooling 2017-11-24T22:58:28+00:00

Breaking and Entering: How Women First Joined the Police Force

2017-11-13T20:28:16+00:00

Breaking and Entering: How Women First Joined the Police Force It isn’t a stretch to say that powerful women have, had and always will have, an effect on the men around them. This is especially so when the power dynamic within a society is so skewed in the favour of the masculine sex. Our social [...]

Breaking and Entering: How Women First Joined the Police Force 2017-11-13T20:28:16+00:00

The Victorian Naturalist and their Interest in Taxidermy

2017-11-24T16:03:15+00:00

The Molly Brown House Museum is no stranger to dead animals- they perch atop furniture; lay upon the ground, and hangout on the dining room walls. Margaret Brown was known around Denver as a generous benefactor of the community and its inhabitants. She was the type of woman who used her voice to help the [...]

The Victorian Naturalist and their Interest in Taxidermy 2017-11-24T16:03:15+00:00

The Legacy of a Western Woman: Margaret Brown

2017-11-24T16:03:56+00:00

During one’s lifetime, the impact we can have on other human beings may seem small, but for our own Margaret Brown that impact was felt around the world and resonates with visitors today.  For over 47 years, the Molly Brown House Museum has shared the story of this incredible woman and 2017 is no different. The [...]

The Legacy of a Western Woman: Margaret Brown 2017-11-24T16:03:56+00:00

The Many Myths of Molly Brown

2017-11-24T17:57:27+00:00

The West is full of larger-than-life figures whose stories are as vast as the land they inhabited. From Annie Oakley to Calamity Jane, these women have undergone a mythic transformation through such popular culture mediums as song, stage, and film. The story of Margaret Tobin Brown is no exception. She used her wealth to transcended [...]

The Many Myths of Molly Brown 2017-11-24T17:57:27+00:00