Female Solo Travel: An 1889 Race Around The World

It’s difficult to imagine a 19th century woman traveling the world, alone. Even today, female solo travel remains a popular blog topic. So back in 1889, when two women with adventurous streaks set out at the same time, in different directions, to circle the globe, you can imagine the interest they generated in the public!Continue reading “Female Solo Travel: An 1889 Race Around The World”

The NYPD’s First Female Detective

One day in 1912, criminals robbed a car that was transporting money for a bank. The crime was brutal and it took place in plain daylight. The crime stumped NYPD’s Deputy Police Commissioner George S. Doughterty. With few options, he called for Isabella Goodwin! The Fearless Mrs. Goodwin: How New York’s First Female Police DetectiveContinue reading “The NYPD’s First Female Detective”