Family Laundry 2: “What Came Between a Woman and Her Duties,” by Luanne Castle.

Jennie DeKorn Culver, the author’s great-great-aunt, lived c. 1861–1947.
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What Came Between a Woman and Her Duties

Luanne Reveals Her Sources

Jennie DeKorn Culver

Jennie’s two children with John Culver, Lela and Rhea.
A report on the divorce in “The Kalamazoo Gazette,” 4 October 1895.
A further report on the divorce from “The Kalamazoo Gazette,” 14 May 1897.
The gift of an easel, in The Kalamazoo Gazette, 6 February 1895.
A middle-aged Jennie in a fur coat.
Jennie with her adult daughters in the mid-1910s.
An aging Jennie with her daughters in the 1920s.
True stories, honestly.

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