Barrington

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    Milton Prince Appleby (1923-2018) was a fiddler and farmer from Rochester, N.H., of New Brunswick French/English and Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) heritage. He was born in Needham, Mass., son of John “Jack” Bickford Appleby (1881-1974) and Laura Alice…
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    Lydia Smith Hall (1819-1891) was born in Auburn, N.H. She married John B. Hall (1802-1867), a farmer from Barrington, New Hampshire, in 1853. The couple had at least six children, though by 1880, at least two had died. They lived and attended church…
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    The Works Projects Administration (WPA) was created under President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program in 1935. The Historical Records Survey of New Hampshire, established in 1936, was one of its public works projects. The University of New Hampshire assumed…
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    The collection of Northwood Photographs consists of 53 negatives of various scenes in Northwood, New Hampshire, apparently taken between 1890 and the early 1930s, and made by the University of New Hampshire’s Media Services from original prints…
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    True William McDaniel, 1812-1892, was a sawyer from Barrington, N.H. McDaniel sold mainly hard wood and white pine to many different customers, including the Boston and Maine Railroad. He also acted in the capacity of guardian (of Elizabeth Caldwell, heir of N. Caldwell, some of whose relatives…