Rochester

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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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    John W. Hurd (ca. 1837- between 1900 & 1910) was a farmer from Rochester, N.H. He married Ann A. Varney, and was a colonial in the 15th New Hampshire Infantry. A single ledger which is presumed to have belonged to John W. Hurd. A note (probably a book dealer's hand) links it to him, although…
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    Fred Hall was born on Sept. 22, 1920 in Franklin, NH. He graduated from UNH in 1941. He was inducted into the Army three days after Pearl Harbor and continued to the war’s end in 1945. Fred Hall Jr. papers and materials pertaining to his military, professional and…
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    Richard T. Rogers (1818-1890) was a farmer and local politician from Rochester, Strafford Co., NH. His account books document his political activities in several local government committees. A possible relative named Victor E. Page also served as…
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    James Nichols (1821-1889) of New Hampshire served in the United States Civil Ware in Company G of the Eighth New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment. After the war he continued his life as a farmer. Personal correspondence between James and Abby…
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    The Milne Special Collections and Archives is located at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. The repository collects materials related the history and culture of New Hampshire and greater New England. The collection contains financial…
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    Frederick Solomon was born in Berlin, Germany in 1899, fled the Nazis to England, and emigrated to the United States in 1955. He died in 1980. He was a German Expressionist artist and a rabbi. The collection consists of correspondence, essays,…
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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 Works Project Administration (WPA) was created under President F. D. Roosevelt’s New Deal Program in 1935. Designed to provide relief for the Nation’s unemployed, the WPA provided jobs on public work projects. The photographers on the Federal Art…
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    James Farrington (1791-1859) was born in Conway, New Hampshire. He attended Fryeburg Academy (Maine) prior to studying medicine with Dr. Moses Chandler of Fryeburg, Maine. In 1818, Farrington opened a medical practice in Rochester, New Hampshire,…
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    The Association of Historical Societies of New Hampshire, Inc., was formed at a meeting held on September 19, 1950, in Wakefield with 13 local historical societies represented. Incorporated in October 1951, with 24 Charter Members, the non-profit…
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    Doctor/pharmacist?, Rochester, N.H. and Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He was born in England ca. 1828 and married in Rochester NH in 1854. He died in 1903. Contains formulas for hundreds of chemical and mechanical items and processes, such as increasing the growth of hair, removing slime from the…