Mrs. Elsie Wendt, Issaquah Miner

Although she was not well documented elsewhere in Issaquah’s past, Mrs. Elsie Wendt made the news for working in the coal mines. On December 31, 1922, this Seattle Times article documented Elsie Wendt’s conviction that women should learn to do their husband’s trade. Click on the image to view it in its entirety.

From the December 31, 1922 Seattle Times.

From the December 31, 1922 Seattle Times.