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Jacob Foster 2d and The Foster Beef Co. of Manchester

My father, Berwin “Webby” Webster worked as the night maintenance man for Foster Beef Co. of Manchester New Hampshire from 1953 to its closure in 1976. He was a mechanic and with an expertise in motor maintenance he repaired elevators, … Continue reading

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The Grieving Gold Star Mother Statue — Stanton Plaza at Manchester New Hampshire

One of Manchester New Hampshire’s more recent statues, and one of the few that honors women, can be found in Stanton Plaza, on the southwest corner of Pleasant Street and Elm, opposite Veterans Park. Called the Grieving Gold Star Mother, … Continue reading

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1928 Christmas Greetings from Nelson-Vuilleumier Inc of Manchester NH

John Guy Nelson and Jules Etienne Vuilleumier smile smugly from behind the wheel of one of their best automobiles on  this Christmas card. On 10 November 1923 the two men, from very different backgrounds, had formed a partnership called Nelson-Vuilleumier … Continue reading

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The Early History of Manchester New Hampshire’s Hesser Business College (now Mount Washington College) and the Hesser Family

The small business school started in Manchester, New Hampshire by Joel Harter Hesser on 1 June 1900 (for the first few years  called simply “Hesser School”) still exists, though it no longer bears its founder’s name. In 2013 Hesser College … Continue reading

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Photographer Charles Henry Shaw of Manchester, New Hampshire (1864-1932)

From 1897 to 1927, a span of thirty years, Charles Henry Shaw photographed the people of Manchester.  His studio for most of that time was at 895 Elm Street, though briefly it was also located at 68 Opera Block. Charles … Continue reading

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