Women of divorce in high society

2017-11-24T16:10:04-07:00

The institution of marriage has been a part of our history for centuries now. Our society still holds the union of two people in high esteem, celebrating the matrimonial oaths as another milestone in our lives. But in some cases, these bonds don’t always last, nor should they if one or both spouses shirk their [...]

Women of divorce in high society2017-11-24T16:10:04-07:00

Breaking and Entering: How Women First Joined the Police Force

2017-11-13T20:28:16-07:00

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 Force2017-11-13T20:28:16-07:00

The Victorian Naturalist and their Interest in Taxidermy

2017-11-24T16:03:15-07:00

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 Taxidermy2017-11-24T16:03:15-07:00

The Legacy of a Western Woman: Margaret Brown

2017-11-24T16:03:56-07:00

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 Brown2017-11-24T16:03:56-07:00

The Many Myths of Molly Brown

2017-11-24T17:57:27-07:00

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 Brown2017-11-24T17:57:27-07:00

The World in 1867

2017-11-24T17:58:18-07:00

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 18672017-11-24T17:58:18-07:00

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

2017-11-24T18:01:25-07:00

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 Equality2017-11-24T18:01:25-07:00

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder: How Victorians Used Common Poisons to Become Drop Dead Gorgeous

2017-11-24T18:02:09-07:00

The use of make-up, hair products and perfumes is not a modern notion; these types of bodily decoration have been around since well before the ancient Egyptians. While each culture and time period have interpreted their beauty routines differently, the Victorians took it to an entirely new, and dangerous, level. From the products they placed [...]

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder: How Victorians Used Common Poisons to Become Drop Dead Gorgeous2017-11-24T18:02:09-07:00

Good Bye Tomorrow and Hello Yesterday: Is Steampunk Truly Victorian?

2017-11-24T18:05:07-07:00

Today, we think of steampunk as a movement-it entails literature, fashion, history, science and a little bit, alright-a lot, of imagination to form a blend of science fiction and fantasy that is based in the mid-Victorian Era. Coinciding with the rise of the American industrial revolution at the end of the 19th and beginning of the [...]

Good Bye Tomorrow and Hello Yesterday: Is Steampunk Truly Victorian?2017-11-24T18:05:07-07:00

Victorian Horrors: Death and Mourning in the Time of Seperate Spheres

2017-11-24T18:06:51-07:00

It could be said that Victorians had a morbid fascination with death. Historians have come to call this fascination the “cult of death”-which helped to define the period in which they lived for years to come. For Victorians, both in America and abroad, the home is not only a place to raise your family and [...]

Victorian Horrors: Death and Mourning in the Time of Seperate Spheres2017-11-24T18:06:51-07:00
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