Susan's Blog – September 2011 Archive (1)

Re: First woman put to death in electric chair ... Ruthless Ruth

Born into poverty in 1895, Ruth Brown had big dreams. As a teenager in New York, she longed for the fancy clothes she saw in department stores, but her job as a telephone operator barely paid the rent. Determined to get ahead, she took shorthand classes and dreamed of marrying Prince Charming.

 

And soon did. She landed a job at Boating Magazine as…

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Added by Susan on September 23, 2011 at 8:51am — No Comments

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