Cape Cod Fishnet Industries main shop room, ca. 1950. Photo by Stan Lee, Graphic House, Inc., courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryCape Cod Fishnet Industries main shop room, ca. 1950. Photo by Stan Lee, Graphic House, Inc., courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Making Fishnet High Fashion

July 19, 2018

When Ada Worthington moved with her family to Truro, Massachusetts, in 1933, she set about decorating her new house in a style that reflected her surroundings. Soon she began selling her fishnet products at the local women's exchange under the name Cape Cod Fishnet Industries.

"I Love You Truly" sheet music, words and music by Carrie Jacobs-Bond. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library"I Love You Truly" sheet music, words and music by Carrie Jacobs-Bond. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Carrie Jacobs-Bond: A Forgotten Musical Entrepreneur

May 22, 2017

The creator of "I Love You Truly," composer, performer, and entrepreneur Carrie Jacobs-Bond was the first woman to sell over a million copies of her sheet music, reportedly earning more than $1 million in royalties before the end of 1910.

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