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Lacemaking Gives Clues about Penina Moise

You can learn a lot about someone from learning about the things that they did. Penina Moise wrote poems and songs and taught other people. She made some money from her poetry. But she made most of her money to support her family from lacemaking. I wanted to learn more about lacemaking to learn more […]

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Learning From Penina Moise

Julia writes about a lesson she learned from Penina Moise Penina Moise went blind in approximately 1861. She was 64 years old. Although she was blind, she was sensitive to light and wore blue glasses to protect her eyes. She kept her head and neck covered to fight off the neuralgia. Neuralgia means pain in […]

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