Last February a dozen women set out to tour the U. S. First they visited Manhattan. Then they journeyed to Boston, from there to Pittsburgh and Buffalo, from there to the West. They were a curious company. Dressed in the style of the early 19th century, they remained totally impervious to the appraising stares of approximately 750,000 persons. Some of the twelve women had their children with them; some of them carried bundles. With the stolid determination of explorers or pioneers, they pursued their way...

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