Jesse C. Williams

“EXPERIENCED―RELIABLE—ENERGETIC” That’s how my grandfather described himself to New Mexico voters, and he did not exaggerate. Though his origins were humble, and he attended only two years of high school, he “could do about anything.”[1] That he did just about everything is the hallmark of his remarkable life. Jesse Clarence Williams was born in Texarkansas, … Continue reading “Jesse C. Williams”


“Ephemera” is defined as “anything short-lived…items designed to be useful or important for only a short time, especially pamphlets, notices, tickets, etc.”That is the catalog term used to describe what I recently viewed at the Portsmouth (NH) A…