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Mary A. Nesbitt

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Photography of Miss Mary A. Nesbitt; (died 5/8/1937). First Woman optometrist in Illinois. She practiced optometry for 32 years before she retired in 1925. About 1907 she went to South Dakota and homesteaded for awhile. She came back to Decatur and…