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"The Search After Happiness: A Pastoral Drama." (1811). The work of female playwright Hannah More printed by Lydia R. Bailey, a woman printer in Philadelphia. After her husband’s death in 1808, Bailey inherited his struggling print shop and transformed it into a successful business that operated for more than five decades.

Thank you to Robin Obata & John Hastings for supporting this collection item with a tribute through our Adopt a Piece of History program! Check out the virtual bookplate on our website:
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This image dated Aug. 21, 1901 from our Schafer Brothers Logging Co. Photograph Collection was heavily edited through extensive negative retouching. The collection consists of 18 images related to the business’s logging operations in western Washington State from the mid-1890s to 1940. It’s included in a list of new Finding Aids now online for 22 collections of visual resources we recently shared on the blog: ... See MoreSee Less

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