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By Helen L. Laird

ISBN-10: 0299214508

ISBN-13: 9780299214500

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A brain of Her Own:  Helen Connor Laird and kin 1888–1982 captures the general public achievement and deepest ache of a notable Wisconsin girl and her kin, whose pursuits and impact prolonged way past the borders of the state. Spanning virtually a century, the background speaks to the way in which we have been and are: a stridently materialistic state with a deep and protracted non secular part.

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D. Connor home, Marshfield, ca. .   bountiful in song and story as everyone knew them to be in life, a pattern held during Helen’s formative years, an old notion of redemption, of life as a continuum related in the end to an overarching, orderly, and hopeful scheme. Difficulties could be overcome; the good and the reasonable were related and, in the end, triumphant. Home was the center of life for the Connors. D. most of all. Helen wrote Mame on March , , “We all got up at : because papa went away at :.

They formed opinions, one being that American citizens differed from the ancients because “today no one man makes the history of his time. ”8 They enjoyed debating. ” While they took themselves seriously as students of history, the women did not think of themselves as making history. Nonetheless, they believed that through their united efforts they could achieve some social good. For Helen, as a twelve-year-old, it was a great lesson when the Travel Class pushed for a public library. The women had well-stocked personal libraries.

Thanks to Upham, Marshfield had electricity in , a year before Milwaukee. Backed by the financial resources of his friends Charles Pfister and Marshall Field, Upham rebuilt after the fire, which began in his lumberyard, and added a waterworks to his enterprises. D. moved his family, a number of well-educated men lived in Marshfield. Most, like the first physicians in the area, C. L. Vedder, H. A. Lathrop, Andrew Sexton, Harry Vedder, and Henry Wahle, were Yankees. Karl W. Doege, probably the most illustrious of them, was German.

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