The Life of Emma Allison

The 1876 Centennial Exhibition Women's Pavilion Steam Engineer

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Emma married A.D. Marchand

UPDATE: Emma claims to have lived in the United States before the Centennial, and to have come into the country in 1872 on a later census form. Still no evidence that this was the case. Today I found proof that the Emma Allison who married A.D. Marchand in 1887 in California is the same Emma Allison who worked at the Centennial Exhibition. This proof opens up a lot more questions […]

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Who was A.D. Marchand: A Treasure of Gold

After a great talk at the 2013 Steampunk World’s Fair about Emma Allison and her fate, I thought more about the man she may have married later in life, A.D. Marchand. Someone in the audience had asked what I knew about him and to this point very little. But I have learned that if you keep doing the same search online, you can get different results because so much new […]

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