Inez was born in Schenectady, N.Y. in 1924, and grew up inspired by art. Two of her aunts were professional artists: Carrie Clute (1891-1968) and Inez “Ethel” Reade (1880 – 1973). After high school, Inez studied art earned her degree at Pratt Institute in Manhattan, N.Y. in the 1940’s. Her earliest works are drawings andContinue reading “Who was Inez?”
This is an amazing story of the past and the present! A local man discovered lost and forgotten images in an attic. With a little digging, he solved a mystery and discovered some history.
A Trip to Chicago This week has me transcribing and recording a letter from 1876. It’s from a young woman — a recent Vassar College graduate — who is in Chicago for the summer and writing home to her family about her adventures. Her letter is pages and pages long. She decided to write oneContinue reading “Letter from 1876”