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‘Woman Edison” Inventor: Margaret E. Knight of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts

When you go grocery shopping, you should be thankful to Margaret E. Knight. One of her many inventions, and possibly her most famous one, was a paper-feeding machine for “making and folding square-bottom paper bags.” Prior to this time paper … Continue reading

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More Lost Faces of WWI: American Nurses Who Died in Europe

Two years ago I first wrote about the “Gold Star” Nurses of World War I–the women who sacrificed their lives during war time. I have selected from that list women who have not formerly been written about–or at least it … Continue reading

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The Face of Bristol, New Hampshire’s Margaret Hall (Sleeper) Fling (1828-1908)

She was born Margaret Hall Sleeper on 20 November 1828 in Bristol, Grafton Co. New Hampshire. Her parents were Reverend Walter & Nancy (Plaisted) Sleeper. According to the History of the Town of Bristol, New Hampshire, Margaret’s father was one … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Army Nurse Corps Teresa Margaret Murphy of Concord NH (1891-1918)

Up until the posting of this story, very little¬† has been written about Teresa Margaret Murphy, a hero(ine) of World War I. Every few years she is briefly mentioned in Concord New Hampshire newspapers. Those articles always say that information … Continue reading

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Chief Nurse of WW1 Expeditionary Forces, Red Cross Chief Nurse Harvard Unit, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital School of Nursing Founder, National Association President and Pioneer of American Nursing: Nashua New Hampshire’s Carrie May Hall (1873-1963)

Carrie M. Hall’s career was long and varied. She was first an educator, then an organizer, and always a nurse. Because of her essential and important role in the American Red Cross, as Chief Nurse of the World War 1 … Continue reading

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