Re: Nelly
Wed Feb 13, 2019 14:30

No, but I'd venture she has more of a potential personal association with Richard Hauptmann for the reasons I mentioned, than a dress designer in Kansas City, that seething hotbed of nautical activity.. :)

  • Re: NellyAnonymous, Mon Feb 11 10:06
    Was Nellie Bly kidnapped? ;-)
    • Re: Nelly — Joe, Wed Feb 13 14:30
      • inspiration?Anonymous, Mon Feb 18 09:41
        Sad to say, Nellie Bly died in 1922, ten years before the Lindbergh kidnapping. Why would BRH want to think about her (Bly), consciously or otherwise? But the ower of the famous "NellyDon" dress... more
        • Re: inspiration?Joe, Sun Mar 3 13:26
          Hauptmann could well have been thinking of Nellie Bly based on the fact that Bly left and returned to the same Hoboken Pier that he arrived at in 1923. Nellie Bly, written by Stephen Foster is a song ... more
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