Part of why Laurel is so compelling to me is that she’s doing a job that’s unusual for a woman today, but was downright revolutionary in her time. In fact, it’s been suggested the idea might be far fetched.

Besides the fact that Laurel is based on a real person, I thought you might enjoy this fantastic article by M. Ruth Myers who writes a fantastic series about the adventures of Maggie Sullivan, a female PI in Dayton, Ohio in the late 1930’s.

You can read her amazing article here.

Do you know anyone who did an unusual job for their time?

[bctt tweet=”Read about Laurel and other real life lady detectives, back in the day (some before they could vote!).”]

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