The Fearless Mother-Daughter Duo Who Tamed Lions to Save the Circus | Narratively

This narrative non-fiction piece involved extensive archival research, uncovering the true story of how Lizzie and Priscilla Kayes stepped in to save their family’s circus from bankruptcy during and after the First World War. Read the full story on Narratively here. Image credit here, reproduced here under this license.

In 1913, She Walked Down the Aisle Disguised as a Man | Narratively

In the winter of 1911, a handsome young man arrived in Meeker, Colorado. He wore a smart suit and introduced himself to the residents as John Hill – or Jack, as he preferred to be called. No one in that small White River Valley town had ever seen him before… While doing research for myContinue reading “In 1913, She Walked Down the Aisle Disguised as a Man | Narratively”