Olive Fell at Chicago Art Institute:'My school work is just wonderful.When I pass all those grand picturesevery day it seems like heaven. I goto school from nine in the morninguntil five in the evening. On Satur-day I have sketch class from nineuntil noon. I enjoy this work so andwish that I could go all my life. I am sohappy to think that this is the kind ofwork I am taking up. There is such awonderful atmosphere about it all andI am filled with inspiration and happiness.'H. M. is the highest mark given at the ArtInstitute and Olive has been getting thismark on most of her work. She enjoysthe sights in Chicago andis not homesick and says that her classmateshave nicknamed her "Wyoming".
Olive was 20 years old and fresh out of Cody High School.
This is an image I pulled up of a National Women's Party protesting for suffrage rights at a President Wilson speech, Chicago, October 1916. Olive could have been at this protest.
This is a photo of downtown Chicago in 1916:
This is what Cody looked like around the same time: