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FLORA STEWART | “Flora is full of vim, with remarkably retentive memory.” Image: Portrait of Flora Stewart, a 117-year-old, former Slave, November 5, 1867. (A.W. Kimball, New Hampshire, photographer) Full Length, Vintage Prints, Manuscript Libraries, Flora Stewart, Photographers Randolph, Black Photographers, New Hampshire, Canes, Length Portraits
Born in Derby, England, William Thorp resided in Weare, New Hampshire, when he enlisted in the Sixteenth New Hampshire Infantry in the fall of 1862. He died of disease in Mound City, Illinois, in August 1863. His widow and four young children survived him.
ca. 1885, [tintype portrait of a gentleman playing his guitar with a slight smile] via Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American Collection from Tumblr: tuesday-johnson
Bertha Sias (1886-1988), aged 14 in the picture and her sisters Mercie and Connie, Berlin, New Hampshire, 1900.