Thursday, December 12, 2013

Living in a Barn Down by the Detroit River

Detroit Free Press, September 11, 1904
If freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose then Fredericka Stiller was freer than the wind. Not only did she have nothing material to lose she was riddled with tuberculosis and living in a barn behind a house on 347 Sixteenth Street. Despite having three sons in the area she was in dire need of help and the only glad hand offering it was Eloise. Off she went.

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