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Travel Story – Annie Oakley

Your Gal Friday has just wrapped it’s first season with an episode on Annie Oakley. In researching Annie’s life and legacy I came across the Garst Museum in Darke County, Ohio. They housed the National Annie Oakley Center and had much of her memorabilia on display. I wrangled my husband and daughters and went on […]

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Julia Child – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal called “our lady of the ladle” She peppered our TV screens from her kitchen and reached ours. She added spice to our lives and french flavors to our cooking. This a-steamed gal, cooked her way into our hearts for generations. Today we’re going to let the cooking puns […]

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Jane Addams – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who known as the Mother of Social Work. She founded the template for what is the modern day YMCA or Boys & Girls Club. Her settlement known as Hull House utilized the neighborhood for social and civic change.  She was a pacifist and an activist for peace and […]