In the late 1920’s, my great grandmother quit her job as a nurse at Swedish hospital in Englewood, CO to mother her young child while my great grandfather traveled the country building grain silos for the government. During that same period and through the 1930’s, she voluntarily constructed a small tent city in the land behind her house to quarantine and care-for dozens of TB patients in Englewood and South Denver. MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER IS A FEMINIST! In 1942, my grandmother began working as a recruitment clerk for the U.S. War Department office in Littleton, CO while my grandfather served overseas as a bomber tail-gunner.Read More →