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Emma Eulalie Clark Weeks Raymond

Posted by Anza Bast on Mar 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 Born on January 5, 1873 in Jacksonville, Illinois; Emma was the only child of Charles W. Clark and Eleanor Shuler  The family moved to Jackson, Michigan, then to Chicago, Illinois where Emma was in charge of the Auditing Department of Fair’s Department Store for five years.  She was in charge of thirty-two clerical workers.  Later she worked for two years in the bookkeeping and auditing offices of Sears Roebuck and Company. 

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Topics: Osceola History, Women, St. Cloud, Florida, Women's History Month

Jessie Lee Wilder Thacker

Posted by Anza Bast on Mar 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Osceola History, Women, Kissimmee, Women's History Month

Sarah Bingham Norris

Posted by Anza Bast on Mar 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Born on November 18, 1849 in Yorkshire, England to Joseph and Mary Bingham, Sarah immigrated to Illinois with her family in 1861.  With the nation unsettled due to the outbreak of war, they found farm life hard and moved to Iowa.  Sarah struggled to obtain an education and along with doing missionary work and some nursing, she eventually taught school.

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Topics: Women, Osceola County History, Veteran, St. Cloud, Florida, Women's History Month

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