One way that she personally wants to touch the future is to buy one of the new safety bicycles. Imagine, being able to travel under your own power at 10 miles per hour!
Lillian's mother came to Zanesville, OH in 1863 as a teenager, in the company of her aunt and uncle along the Underground Railroad. In Zaneville she met Lillian's father, who owned a small dry goods store. After a lengthy courtship, they married, and Lillian was born in 1870. Their only child, and most beloved.
Patterns for Lillian's first day at school suit:
China Doll dickey
China Doll Gibson Girl skirt
China Doll Gibson Girl jacket
Lillian Hopewell, from the knit China Doll pattern by Sarah Elizabeth Kellner