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Elly Meeks

Elly Meeks

Elly Meeks’ essays, articles and interviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, and Education Week, among others. She works in nonprofits in the areas of arts, culture and mental health and lives in Northern New Jersey.

A scene at the police head-quarters, Mulberry Street, New York

Urchins of New York and Elsewhere

Remembering the Sky Parlor for lost children and the public’s fascination with those who went astray.
Rose Levere

The Many Afterlives of Rose Levere

Thespian, lawyer, Freemason, spiritualist, and much more, Levere tackled one frontier after another, determined to show the public just what she could do.