Tag Archives: 1840s

Remembered – Yvonne Battle-Felton

The book begins in Philadelphia during a streetcar strike in 1910 with a newspaper clipping about a streetcar being driven by a black man into a department store. Then we go with his mother, Spring, to the hospital where she … Continue reading

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River Runs Deep – Jennifer Bradbury

Young Elias suffers from tuberculosis and is sent to Mammoth Cave in Kentucky for experimental treatments by Dr. Croghan who hopes the cool cave air will aid in recovery.  In the 1840s there were few proven treatments for tuberculosis (consumption).  … Continue reading

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