Friday Finds March 2017
Dolly Parton’s charity that provides free books to kids gave out is 100 millionth free book! Amazing.
Another phenomenal female- a 101 year old female runner in India.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the NY Times is writing obituaries for women who were overlooked. This particular link takes you to Ruth Wakefield, who invented the chocolate chip cookie recipe we all love so much. Here’s the link for the whole series, Overlooked.
Did you know a woman invented the paper bag? Me either.
How certain foods became associated with certain meal times in America. Related: I hate cereal.
Geek alert- plastics and museums. I spend a lot of time thinking about how 20th century materials break down in the museum collection I manage (especially plastics, polyester, and vinyl!) so this is interesting to me.