A Thanksgiving Menu

From  a Loose-leaf notebook with handwritten notes on nutrition, foods, and recipes  that belonged to Helen O’Shea Keleher.1918-1920 Oyster Soup   Celery Roast turkey  Mashed potatoes Crisp chicken Salted almond Cranberry jelly  Onions with cream Chicken Pie Fruit Pudding Cream Sauce Mince and Apple pie Ice Cream Fruit, Nuts, Resins, Bon Bon, Fancy Cake Café Noir […]


Grace Logan: An El Paso Suffragist. by Joseph Longo

Grace Virginia Logan was the first corresponding secretary of the El Paso’s first suffrage league, the El Paso Equal Franchise League. Logan was a leader in the League’s War relief work during WWI and led a campaign to provide magazines and other published materials to soldiers. She represented the El Paso Equal Franchise League at […]

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We are Digitally Open!

Dear El Paso County Historical Society Members and Supporters: We are pleased to announce that we are digitally open! We welcome your research requests and questions via email and through Facebook.We will also be checking telephone messages regularly. Please be patient as we work in different ways to fulfill your requests. In addition, we remain active […]

El Paso’s African American Women Suffragists

On Dec 12, 1918, the Colored Women’s Progressive Club of El Paso was organized, and it was an auxiliary to the El Paso Equal Franchise League. They campaigned for women’s right to vote and fought for the improvement of their living conditions. The first president was Maud Edith Sampson. Sampson tried registering the club as […]

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