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Marjorie Wikoff:


In late June 1957, The Pantagraph profiled Marjorie Wikoff, a licensed practical nurse who turned to taxi driving because there wasn't enough local nursing work to pay the bills. Wikoff, who had a daughter turning 12 in July, also took in washing and ironing.

"One thing she doesn't like is some drunks, who are, she said, so sloppy and vulgar-mouthed when they get in the cab," noted The Pantagraph.


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Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

Posted in Historic Photos

March 12th, 2015

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