Women were a little rough around the edges back then. They had to fend for themselves. They had to hunt and grow their own food. The men weren't always around.
We don't know much of anything about her. In those days, they didn't write too much about women.
I worked here for 28 years and this is a shame. I've seen lots of mergers and theaters come and go. But I wanted to take one last look before they destroy it.
It was very laborious and very dangerous to make soap. Children weren't even allowed to be in the area because fumes from the lye could burn their throats.