Category: Suicide

Episode 25: Horace and Geneva: The Wrong Way to Fix a Marriage

Horace and Geneva’s marriage began to fall apart for all the usual reasons: money, jealousy, and neglect. Their path to…

Horace and Geneva: The Wrong Way to Fix a Marriage

Living with another person is not always an easy thing. Sharing your personal space with another human being always involves…

Episode 33: The Scars of Loss

Mabel Moore and William Stewart each lost a spouse in the early 20th Century. They also had hidden connections that…

The Scars of Loss

In a St. Louis hotel room in 1912, Mabel Moore was distraught. Her and her husband of only about three…

Episode 20: The Harry Singer Murders

Locals suspected that something was off when Harry Singer started selling his boss’ belongings. Never would they have guessed the…

Episode 19: Beyond the Bedroom Door

When May Lewis came home, no one else was there. Where had her parents gone, and what was behind the…

Beyond the Bedroom Door

On the afternoon of January 20, 1922, May Lewis returned home from school. She went to find her parents, Charles…

Episode 16: Suicide Over Starvation

Sod houses and dugouts were dwellings that faded away on the prairie. Many pioneers also passed through history, the stories…

Suicide over Starvation

Pioneers who rolled across the Midwestern Prairies during the 19th century came with big hopes and dreams. But they had…