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Mary Harlow Hayes has written many poems and sonnets, occasional and inspirational, that deserve a wider audience.
Caroline E. Swift is the author of many brilliant occasional poems, club papers and articles for magazines.
The verses of Charles H. Loomis have often graced the pages of the Historical Register and the Medford Mercury and have been collected and privately printed.
There are many young journalists in Medford doing excellent work—Persis Hannah, Eleanor Ladd, Frank Lovering, Mortimer Wilber, Charles T. Daly, and others.
Medford has reason to be proud of, and grateful to its Historical Society for putting into permanent form so much of the literary work of its members, setting aside the historical interest entirely.
The fourteen volumes of the Medford Historical Register contain many valuable articles written by Miss Mary Sargent, James A. Hervey, Thomas S. Harlow, Lorin Low Dame, Abby Drew Saxe, Parker R. Litchfield, Benjamin F. Morrison,