1918The first woman to work as a pharmacist in Massachusetts was Nellie Bass of Gloucester.People and Communities, Notable People, Women's History

Foster & Co. listed in the 1919-1920 City Directory. Gloucester (Essex County, Mass.) City Directory. Gloucester (Mass.), 1919. http://archive.org/details/gloucesteressexc1919unse.
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After his father’s death, Fred Foster returned home to Lanesville to work at the family pharmacy, Foster & Co. He asked his cousin Nellie Bass, the first female pharmacist in Massachusetts, to join him.

Erkkila, Barbara H. Village at Lane’s Cove. Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1989.
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