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In her later years, Baker fondly remembered a kiss she received at the age of three from Ulysses S. Grant at an annual charity ball given to raise funds for the HOME FOR THE FRIENDLESS, renamed MOUNT PLEASANT HOME.
1. "Caught on the Fly," Dubuque Herald, December 28, 1875, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18751228&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
2. "Girls' Industrial School," Dubuque Daily Herald, February 20, 1892, p. 4
3. "Will Introduce Old-World Custom," Telegraph-Herald, December 20, 1905, p. 3
Linwood Legacies Self-Guided Tour. Online: http://www.linwoodcemetery.us/about/history/