Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who inspired Elvis, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bob Dylan. We’re talking about Gospel’s first superstar who shocked audiences with her electric guitar. Today we’re going to dig into the start of Rock and Roll and talk about the life and legacy of your gal, … Continue reading Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Your Gal Friday

The Beauty of Patent Drawings

There is something beautiful, delicate and wonderfully technical about patent drawings. Commonly brought up on Your Gal Friday episodes these patents not only key history evidence but insight to an inventors skill and genius. Maria Beasley - Life Raft Marie Van Brittan Brown - Home Security System Josephine Cochrane - Automatic Dishwasher Mary Phelps Jacob … Continue reading The Beauty of Patent Drawings

Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about the inventor of the windshield wiper, Your Gal, Mary Anderson. https://youtu.be/SBSOU_yb54k Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your computer/device. Or the You Tube link below.  https://youtu.be/IKaaPdaTQos Inventing the Windshield Wiper There’s not actually a lot of information out there about Mary’s personal life. What we … Continue reading Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday

Film Pioneers – Your Gal Friday

In this special episode of Your Gal Friday we talk about 4 early film pioneers that created the framework for movies today spanning from 1896-1982. The 4 gals in this episode are: Alice Guy Blache, Lois Weber, Dorothy Arzner and Margaret Booth. https://youtu.be/u1owZQxjrmk Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your … Continue reading Film Pioneers – Your Gal Friday

8 Women-Centered Travel Sites

1. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park Richmond, California Educational and interactive exhibits of Rosie the Riveter and World War II. Official Website 2. Jane Addams Hull House Museum Chicago, Illinois Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. … Continue reading 8 Women-Centered Travel Sites