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  • Where Was It Made?– Part VII –Curtain Rods

    Where Was It Made?
    – Part VII –
    Curtain Rods

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    Edgar A. Newell was born in 1851 at New Sharon, Maine. At various times in his life he lived in Maine, New Hampshire and in Ogdensburg, New York. Newell was an adventurous, strongminded businessman always eager to try something new. When he was made aware that a small brass rod manufacturer had failed to pay…

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Ray Hahn
Thousands of students arrive on campuses each year to study at one of the 30+ private institutions of higher learning in New York City. King’s College was chartered in 1754 at Trinity Church, Manhattan. The name was changed to Columbia University after the American Revolution, and it is still hard at work making Americans smarter.

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