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date: 01 March 2021

Foster, Jeannette Howardlocked

(03 November 1895–26 July 1981)
  • Joanne E. Passet

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Foster, Jeannette Howard (03 November 1895–26 July 1981), librarian and bibliographer, was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Winslow Howard Foster, a civil engineer, and Anna Mabel Burr. Lacking a son, Winslow Foster had high expectations for his firstborn daughter. She grew up hearing stories about her courageous paternal ancestors who faced witchcraft allegations at Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 and a cousin, ...

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