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“American’s forget too quickly”.

Sun, 2008-10-19 20:35
“American’s forget too quickly”. October 20th, 2008 / No Comments » / by Daniel About the last time a policy maker or similar made a negative comment on the economy or stock market. September 1929 “There is no cause to worry. The high tide of prosperity will continue.” –- Andrew W. Mellon, Secretary of the Treasury. October 14, 1929 “Secretary Lamont and officials of the Commerce Department today denied rumors that a severe depression in business and industrial activity was impending, wh

Women: Police Matrons

Wed, 2008-09-24 03:20
By Eliza Tucker Responding to demands made by the American Female Reform Society and the Women's Prison Association of New York City, in 1845, the city hired six women to work as "prison matrons." Their job was to look after female and minor inmates on Blackwell's Island and in The Tombs in Manhattan. It wasn't until 1891 that women were officially inducted into the New York City Police Department. Before this, ...the task of searching female prisoners was performed by male officers, their wi