Hepsibeth Hemenway's Portrait : A Native American Story

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1999

GUSN

GUSN-170023

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Description

Hepsibeth Hemingway was a cook and laundress who, although she lived on the margins of Worcester, Massachusetts, society, had a legacy that lived on past her death. Her painting, which hangs in the Worcester Historical Museum, helped to preserve her story.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 585

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1999.077.267.003

Abstract

Hepsibeth Hemingway was a cook and laundress who, although she lived on the margins of Worcester, Massachusetts, society, had a legacy that lived on past her death. Her painting, which hangs in the Worcester Historical Museum, helped to preserve her story.

Date Notes

Volume 77, Number 267 (Fall/Winter 1999)

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Record Details

Originator

Holly V. Izard (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1999). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England