Dorothy Harriet Camille Arnold was one of the earliest high-profile missing persons in the twentieth century. The facts of her case are sparse but suggestive of a darker story. Dorothy was the daughter of a Manhattan millionaire. She was 25 years old when she disappeared. Dorothy enjoyed writing, and aspired to become a novelist. Manuscripts she submitted … More Where is Dorothy?
This is Part III of Evelyn Nesbit’s story. (Read Part I and Part II.) Evelyn Nesbit married Harry Kendall Thaw at age 20, 18 months after she accused him of beating and raping her, while holding her prisoner for weeks in an Austrian castle. At 17, Evelyn underwent an emergency operation for appendicitis. That was the official … More Evelyn Nesbit’s Broken Wings
After a few days at Niagara Falls, Alice went to New York City, and registered at the Hotel Roland. Arthur followed her, though he traveled with his wife. The Pennells and Alice were in city for a week. According to the witness, Carrie was aware she was in the city, as Arthur visited daily; however, the witness did … More The Burdick Scandal – Part XI