Pamela Tartaglio

About me

Writer and past president of Women Writing the West. I blog about the arts, history and places. If you’d like to see some American historical museums, visit my website and blog!

From my website

A Sunday Stroll in a Frank Lloyd Wright Neighborhood

The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio was closed for the day by the time we arrived in Oak Park, Illinois. We bought a map in the gift shop and walked around the corner. On Forest Avenue, most of the homes were not designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The yards…

1895 Mail-Order Catalog

Just think what life was like in rural America before and after the mail-order catalog. Aaron Montgomery Ward used the trains in Chicago to get goods to far-flung parts of the country. Mr. Ward and his partners stocked goods to launch their first mail-order catalog, but his stock was destroyed…

The Birdcage Theater’s “Basement Bordello”

  Wild times at the Bird Cage Theater in the silver boomtown of Tombstone, Arizona. Tombstone was the site of the O.K. Corral, where Wyatt Earp and his brothers, along with Doc Holliday, had a gunfight with a gang. The Bird Cage Theater website proudly quotes the NY Times from 1882,…

 
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