Rose’s Family Clues

By |2019-05-31T19:09:35+00:00May 31st, 2019|Blog|

  Rose Wilson's Obituary, Sarasota Herald Tribune, October 24, 1964 Fair warning, this is a DENSE blog post, but I think it is important for three reasons: 1) I love Rose Wilson and want people to know more about her. 2) It illustrates the dedication that Mimi and I give to our research. We look for multiple primary sources and pride ourselves in creating a [...]

The Ties That Bind

By |2019-05-31T18:49:14+00:00May 19th, 2019|Blog|

In preparation for an upcoming presentation, I am researching Rose Phillips Wilson. Rose took on the role of editor of the Sarasota Times when her husband C.V.S passed away in 1910 and continued to publish the paper until she sold it in 1923. At that time simply being a woman newspaper publisher is impressive enough, but Rose used her intellect, skill, and platform to become a force [...]