Emily, 1910

The same year Halley’s Comet is seen streaking across the sky, Raymonde de Laroche, receives her pilot’s license from the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. She is the first woman authorized to fly an airplane. Henry Ford sells 10,000 automobiles to for those looking to travel on land.

The Barber family now lives at 23 Cedar Street. Emily attends Sunday School at the Main Street Church which is less than a 10 minute walk away. September brings a party for Emily’s Golden Links Sunday school class.

The Binghamton Press
September 1910

Party in Honor of Mrs. Craine

Last Thursday evening the Golden Links Sunday school class was entertained at the home of Iona Agan in honor of Mrs. Clifton Craine, who left Saturday for her new home in Buffalo. The evening was spent with games after which dainty refreshments were served. Irene Andrews presented to Mrs. Craine a handsome sugar spoon on behalf of the class. Those present were: Irene Andrews, Iona Agan, Ruth Austin, Mabel Nearing, Margaret Nier, anna Nier, Anna Humiston, Louise Koppler, Emily Barber, Ethel Warner, Bertha Hunt and Mrs. Clifton Craine.

In October, she hosts a Halloween party for the class.

Binghamton Press, October 1910

    Miss Emily Barber of Cedar street entertained the Golden Link class of the Main Street Church at a Hallowe’en party last evening. Thirty-three people were present and took part in the masquerade coned while all were in masquerade costume. A dainty luncheon was served. The house was decorated in Autumn leaves, corn stalks and jack-o-lanterns.