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Pioneering in Medicine and Business: Waco’s First Female Pharmacist and Drugstore Chain Owner

Did you know that Waco was home to one of the Southwest’s largest independently owned drugstore chains? In honor of Women’s History Month, learn about Pauline Pipkin Garrett and her work to lead Pipkin Drug Stores to various successes in the 1930s-1960s: Continue reading

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Research Ready: June 2013

Whatever your interest, we’ve got you covered. The early days of Baylor’s Student Union Building? Waco pioneers? World War II photographs? Check out this month’s Research Ready to learn more Continue reading

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