Jennifer asked:

What was the age of maturity- when woman typically were married in the 1920's? It seems Florence had a lot of freedom for a 14 year old girl. Was this typical during this time period?

Susan Wright I agree with you - I felt as though she had a lot of freedom even as a child. I have four children and I can't imagine putting any of them on a train for a 200+ mile trip by themselves at the age of 6.
According to the US Department of Census the average age of a woman for marriage was around 21 during both the 20's and 30's. I think Florence was an exception in almost every area of life.
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