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    Miss U.S.A. is in the same graveyard that [Amanda Jones] the twelve-year-old is. Where the sixteen-year-old is. All the past selves. There comes a time when you have to bury those selves because you’ve grown into another one.
    —Amanda Theodosia Jones, U.S. beauty contest winner, Miss U.S.A., 1973. As quoted under the pseudonym “Emma Wright” in American Dreams, Prologue, by Studs Terkel (1980)

    Poor Casey Jones he was all right,
    He stuck by his duty both day an’ night,
    —Unknown. Casey Jones. . .

    Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938)

    This is a woman’s industry. No man will vote our stock, transact our business, pronounce on women’s wages, supervise our factories. Give men whatever work is suitable, but keep the governing power.... Here is a mission, let it be fulfilled.
    —Amanda Theodosia Jones (1835–1914)