Memory Cloth – MISS ROSEMARY
I woke up one morning thinking about who inspired us to believe we could be more than the limiting feminine stereotype of wife and mother.
I asked Professor Barbara Ewell who inspired her to create a life larger than seemed possible growing up in Baker LA. She described Miss Rosemary White who lived in the Big House (it had 2 stories) with her mother, Leonora, and sisters Miss Angie, Miss Pearl, Miss Mattie. Her sister-in-law, Florence, lived just down the street.. Rosemary was on the City Council and was the person who always helped those in need, in spite of serious rheumatoid arthritis.
I’ve made a FaceBook page, Inspiring Women, where I invite others to tell the stories or show their art about who inspired them.
Made 1/5/15 Recalling 1954 – 65
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