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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • SUMMER IN ITALY, 1951

Harriot Stanton Blatch: 1913

Harriot Stanton Blatch: 1913

July 30, 1913, New York. Suffragist Harriot Stanton Blatch in the front seat of a Cole touring car with (from left) Susan Fitzgerald, Emma Bugbee and Maggie Murphy. View full size. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection.

 

Hmph! Wimmen.

Apparently they're waiting for the MAN who's going to drive the car for them. Dumb broads.

One Question

Were these cars safer than the Titanic ?

Ah!

guess ya got me!

If the date is correct......

She can't be the same Maggie Murphy who went down on the Titanic.....that was in April, 1912

[Read the comment again, then look up the word "survivor." - Dave]

Titanic survivor?

I wonder if that is the Maggie Murphy who was on the Titanic?

 
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