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Alida C. Avery: Vassar College physician, 1865-1874

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Full-length picture of Alida C. Avery as a mature woman wearing a black choker, white collar and cuffs, long, dark, button-down dress and shawl. She is standing between an ottoman and blanket-covered chair. Her right arm is bent and her left hand is resting on a table which holds a book and glass

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