<< along with violets and the term bambie lesbian (and apparently grass was an indicator of homosexual attraction but that sounds more like a funny prank. now there's grass clippings all over your front porch.
Another clarification. As the quote (from the Sun Courier) says, the boys were boisterous and talkative. It wasn't that they couldn't be trusted, I'm sure they got the job done, the girls just got it done faster because they didn't stop to play.
Vinnie Ream got to meet with Abraham Lincoln every day for 5 months straight. Senators hired her to sculpt a bust of her choosing, and she picked Lincoln, who gave her his time each day. She was also hired to sculpt his memorial statue,.
2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup
I truly do hope that a women's history month becomes a thing. So maybe just maybe those who don't see just what we've done can respect us rather than casting us aside in the history books and in life now.