"My Jolly Chickadee by Agnes S.J. Powers. From the papers of Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, courtesy of Schlesinger Library"My Jolly Chickadee by Agnes S.J. Powers. From the papers of Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Poet and Postmaster

April 28, 2016

Agnes Jones served as school teacher, postmaster, and lay preacher during her long life, but perhaps may be remembered most especially for her vivid religious poems.

Excerpt from Lillian Belle Herrick Chapman's wireless telegraphy journal, 1901-1902. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryExcerpt from Lillian Belle Herrick Chapman's wireless telegraphy journal, 1901-1902. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Science and Spirits

October 30, 2015

Lillian Belle Herrick Chapman (1872–1965) was a science teacher, ordained Congregational minister, and poet, whose family were ardent believers in spiritualism.

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