Anna Mae Dickinson was eight when she lost her father and narrowly escaped death herself on the Titanic. She was 11 when she lost her Aunt Olivia in the torpedoing of the Lusitania. She was 31 when she lost her first cousin Alfred in the Hindenberg explosion. She was 37 when she lost her nephew Thomas in the bombing of Pearl Harbor.And she was 97 when her tiny apartment was shaken and battered by the collapse of the twin towers on Sptember 11, 2001.
The real Lakotan woman: Money or Nettie Brazeau Goings
Nettie Brazeau Goings (Money) was born in 1856 at Pine Ridge Reservation. She was of mixed heritage, Lakotan, French and African American. Her father was frontiersman John Brazeau. Her mother was either Brings Blue (Hintoakdi) or Sings. She had children of several mates, one of which was Samuel Goings, one of which was ira Lynch (Linch). One child was Ethel Lynch, my grandmother. Ethel's only child was Dorothy Blake, my mother. This photo is from our album. A copy was given to a museum and…
Suzi Click and The Power of Print Mixing - Advanced Style
I have been mixing prints ever since I was a little kid. It’s always fun to get up in the morning and play with items of clothing that usually wouldn’t go together and then finding the harmony and balance in colors and patterns. Artist and designer Suzi Click is definitely a master at mixing prints. You can’t help but smile at her awesome assemblage... Read More