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Rather Be Dead Than Go to School-1895

CARROLL

Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 4/5/2020 at 15:06:49

Cascade Pioneer, Published in Cascade, Iowa on Friday, September 13th, 1895

Preferred Death to School

AFTON, Ia., Sept. 10-Queenie Carroll, a 16-year-old girl of Afton, shot herself through the heart Friday afternoon and died instantly. She left a note saying her father insisted that she should attend school, but that she wished to learn the millinery trade and would rather die than attend school.


 

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