Posted by SWSG Blogging Corps Jun 6, 2013 Adventure, Brave, Journalism, Pittsburgh, Risks, Skills, Strong Female Friday
This week we are featuring Pittsburgh-native, Nellie Bly. She was a bold journalist that feigned a mental illness in order to do an expose of mental institutions in the late1800s.
Nellie Bly was actually the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochran. She was born in 1864 in Cochran mills, Pennsylvania –which…Read More