Kyla Cathey

Kyla Cathey is a freelance journalist and enormous history nerd from Galt, California. When she's not reading or writing about dead people with far more interesting lives than her own, she's generally being bossed around by her cats.
The Strange History of the New England Vampire Panic
9 Women Who Helped Win the American Revolution
Trailblazing U.S. Law Women
Laura de Force Gordon, Pioneering Newspaper Publisher, Lawyer, and Suffragist
"Go For Broke": The Story Behind the Most Decorated Military Unit in U.S. History
Retrobituaries: Larry Itliong, Leader of One of the Nation’s Most Successful Strikes
Retrobituaries: Mary Katherine Horony, Independent Woman of the Wild West
7 Strange Tales From the Wild West
10 Cats Who Were Famous Before the Internet
Retrobituaries: Laura Bullion, The Thorny Rose of the Old West


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