BEULAH BAER #100travelHERS
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Birth: 1894; Singers Glen, Virginia
Death: Around 1985; New York City
Occupation: Passport clerk
Notable journeys: In the 1920s, made national news for traveling to Italy. Later went to China and South America.
Notable work: Named one of the first official passport clerks in the country and served in the New York City office for decades.
Quote: “I look for the good in everybody. When you say nasty things about people, you’re saying something nasty about yourself. Remember that.”