Pictured left to right: Mary E. Pierce and Bertha "Bert" Miller holding an axe. A humored Florence Allen is sitting next to a log splitter.
Mary E. Pierce, nicknamed "her cousin" by Allen, lived and worked with Allen from the 1930s till Allen's death in 1966. Allen and Bert Miller, a prominent New York attorney, meet in law school and became life long friends and traveling companions.
Image courtesy of Ken Kooyman.