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They were interested in character building, were they not.
Yes. And my friends were a girl called Pauline Pabst...
Of the beer family?
Yes, yes, a charming girl. And another was a very lively and talented girl called
Ellen Gould later, who was a musician and who was one of the best piano players
I ever heard in my life, one of the best entertainers, who has had a very sad
life but whose life was very lively at that time. She was a great friend.
Is Milwaukee D still in existence?
Oh, yes. It's a day school for local Milwaukee girls whose families don't want
them to go to the high schools and a boarding school for people in the area.
When your family sent you there, did you mind being away from home?
Well, I must say I was terribly bored as a little child; from the time I was
about three or four I recall being bored and not having enough to do that
interested me. And also I was ill a lot. It seems to me that boredom was very
frequent with me, until
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