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The Lost Faces of World War One — Part Eleven

This is the continuation of a series of stories about men who died in World War 1, and whose photographs appeared in a publication called “Our Nation’s Roll of Honor.” The original post and explanation can be found at this … Continue reading

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The face of Claremont New Hampshire’s Mary Farrar Jones (1789-1879)

Mary Farrar Jones gazes out at you from the photograph. It was taken at the Stephen Piper Photography Studio in Manchester, New Hampshire, between 1866 and 1879, when she died. (The Piper photography studio opened in 1866 and continued until … Continue reading

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Pioneer Watchmaker and International Watch Company Founder: Rumney New Hampshire’s Florentine Ariosto Jones (1841-1916)

Florentine Ariosto Jones is a name well known to watch makers and collectors.  He was the son of Solomon and Lavinia (Craig) Jones. He was born, grew up, and attended school, in the still small town of Rumney, New Hampshire. … Continue reading

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Mason New Hampshire’s Author, Teacher, and Painter, Elizabeth Orton "Twig" Jones (1910 -2005)

Elizabeth Orton Jones was born 25 June 1910 in Highland Park, Illinois, the daughter of George Robert & Jessie Mae … Continue reading

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