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New Hampshire’s Tradition of Leadership: The Women’s Delegation

New Hampshire was called “First in the Nation” for many years when our national primary elections truly happened first. Some say that tradition lives on. But in current day politics where several states allow you to pre-vote and caucus events … Continue reading

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Illustrator, Lecturer, Social Worker, New Hampshire Politician: Effie Brown (Earll) Slingerland Yantis (1869-1950)

In 1922, Effie E. Yantis is quoted as saying: “I happen to know two girls who both made failures of their first lemon pies. One said, “I will never make another lemon pie;” the other, “I shall never give up … Continue reading

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Rollinsford New Hampshire’s First Female Legislator, Outdoor Enthusiast, Civic Leader, and Women’s Rights Proponent: Jessie Doe (1887-1943)

A year ago, Jessie Doe was once again in the New Hampshire spotlight.  News media hailed her and Dr. Mary L. (Rolfe) Farnum’s, feat of becoming New Hampshire’s first two female members of New Hampshire’s General Court (i.e. legislators) in … Continue reading

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