Each family story was fascinating. Indeed the courage and determination of all those women simply awed me-- though I have always been so proud of my own sex.
My father was 40 years ahead of his time in equal education and opportunity for men and women, and he had two of each to prove his point. My brothers did the dishes, and the girls went to college and did far better than the boys. I wish he were here now so he could see your article and say I told you so!