NYC’s Deadliest Hotel Fire Took 86 Lives

On March 17, 1899, the Windsor Hotel at 575 Fifth Avenue caught fire, the first smoke and flames billowing from the building just as the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade reached 47th Street. Not even the proximity of the city’s firefighters marching…

Suffragists Carrie Chapman Catt and Mary Garrett Hay cast their first presidential ballots together, November 2, 1920.

Carrie Chapman Catt and Mary Garrett Hay: A Dynamic Duo for Women’s Suffrage

When president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Carrie Chapman Catt (1859–1947) first clapped eyes on Mary “Mollie” Garrett Hay (1857–1928), president of the New York Equal Suffrage League, in 1895, Carrie was five years’ married…

Hope C. Tarr

Multi-pubbed author of OPERATION CINDERELLA, formerly optioned by FOX & IRISH EYES (on sub), historical saga set in Gilded — Jazz Age NYC. Ph.D. from Catholic U

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