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 Some medical authorities warned that professional seamstresses were apt to become sexually aroused by the steady rhythm, hour after hour, of the sewing machine's foot pedal. They recommended slipping bromide-which was thought to diminish sexual desire-into the women's drinking water.

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Esther M. Wilson Esther M. Wilson
Boston, Mass.
1890-1901
Chico State Normal School, Art and Music Teacher
Nov. 28, 1892
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Minor L. Seymour Minor L. Seymour
Chico State Normal School Science Professor 1889-1901
September 21, 1893
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Amy (Aimee?) Jones

Amy (Aimee?) Jones
Dean of Women
(preceptress Reading and English)
ca 1903
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