Women In Funeral Service, Circa 1900

By Melissa Johnson Williams

These pages are from the funeral service publications of the early 1900’s called The Casket and The Sunnyside.  As can be seen in these photos women are prominent in the care of the dead, specifically teaching embalming.  More than 100 years ago these women lead the way for every woman practitioner today.


One response to “Women In Funeral Service, Circa 1900”

  1. […] Melissa Johnson Williams and Alexandra Kathryn Mosca, also known as The Morte Girls, unearthed pages from a 1908 funeral service publication announcing the addition of two new women authors with excellent reputations as practicing embalmers […]


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