Thursday, February 04, 2010

Boston Globe Flashback: Cross-Dressing Flapper Hails from Dorchester

This amazing story appeared in the Boston Daily Globe on Oct. 1, 1922. Click on the image below to view the article in its full size. Believe me, it's well worth it. You'll want to read the whole thing, right to the end:



What a story!

FYI...here's what Standish Street looks like today. I wish I could post a plaque there, or some type of memorial, in honor of Harold Harrington...Neighborhood Comedian and Runaway Flapper.

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2 comments:

ENIG MUE said...

that was a great story, I used to know people on Standish too. too funny

N.G.R. said...

Sigh. Why doesn't any one use words like "habliments" any more? ;-)

-=Scratch