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A Good and Caring Woman: The Life and Times of Nellie Tallman

A Good and Caring Woman: The Life and Times of Nellie Tallman

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ISBN: 978-1880090309

Dimensions: 6 x 9 • photos • 272 pgs.

Price: $16.95

In Janesville, Wisconsin, stands a Victorian house that once hosted visitors such as Abraham Lincoln. This was the home of Francis Cornelia Norton Tallman in the years between the Civil War and World War I. Using Tallman’s diaries, Historian Julia Hornbostel paints a picture of a vivacious time in American history. Follow Francis Tallman’s charity work and social calendar day by day.