Nellie Bly was one of Vic's hero's. There is a neat story about her near the end of her trip around the world if you go to the source of this photo. http://www.sparkletack.com/2009/01/19/san-francisco-timecapsule-011909/ Learn more about Vic at http://www.vicplanet.com
El Castillo at Chichen Itza in 1860 from Cités et ruines américaines, by Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc 1863 Available http://www.gutenberg.org/ Read about Vic's adventures there in 1920! http://www.vicplanet.com
Vic ran across a few of these. She skinned one intending to make a hair band or sash or something. But she didn't like the taste raw. She thought it would be better fried (probably the way she ate rattlers back in Nebraska).