People of Brookline

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Caroline Penniman Atkinson, 1882 (identity estimated)
1871 - 1944; never married; parents: Edward Atkinson and Mary Caroline Heath; lived at 38 Heath St.

One of the three siblings featured in this album, out of a total nine children. Her father was president of the Fire Insurance Co., the inventor of the Aladdin oven, a prolific author of tracts about economics, and a prominent businessman in Boston. Her mother was a direct descendant of General William Heath, a right-hand man of George Washington during the Revolution. Cornell University has a listing of a photo entitled " Caroline Penniman Atkinson with Mamie Williams". Mamie is the author of this tintype album.