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New Hampshire WWI Military: “Hello Girl” Lydia C. Gelinas of Nashua

In a previous story 2 years ago I wrote about Agnes Theresa (Houley) O’Brien, a Groveton NH woman who moved to Boston and eventually ended up in Europe working for the United States Army as an telephone operator there. Agnes … Continue reading

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2018 National Women’s History Month: NH WOMEN & WORLD WAR I

The month of March has been celebrated as National Women’s History Month since 1980 when it became the flagship of the National Women’s History Project. I’ve been writing here about New Hampshire women’s history since its creation in 2006 (12 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Yankee “Hello Girl” Agnes Theresa (Houley) O’Brien of Groveton

From the cratered Hells of No-Man’s Land To the switchboard where you sit, There are none who serve so loyally, We know that you do your “bit.” For the world’s bound round with a copper wire With you on the … Continue reading

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