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A group of four Koreshans posing in a Winter scene. This photo is one of a group of photographs that were presumably taken in Philadelphia. This is based on the fact that Ruth Boomer Thomas, daughter of Berthaldine and sister of Bertie, married a Philadelphia architect. There are other photos showing scenes in and around Philadephia that were obviously taken at the same time. In this photo, Imogene, Ruth and Annie Ray are easily identified, however, the man in the back only "appears" to be Claude Rahn. This is based on photo 1-014 which clearly shows Claude and was taken at the same location as this photo. It may also be Dudley Andrews, brother of Allen and Annie Ray. The dating of this photograph is based on the following: Ruth Boomer was born in 1888. In 1900 she was living in Chicago (census). In 1934 (according to the "Community Current Events") Ruth lived in Philadelphia, was married and already had her only known child, Benjamin Brooks Thomas. Ruth is listed in the 1920 census in Philadelphia. Community Current Events (CCE) - Jan 1933 mentions Ruth and "young son" Benjamin Brooks Thomas - when was he born [10/17/02] -- The 1920 US Census shows Ruth Boomer married to Walter H. Thomas.
Title: Group Posing in Winter Scene.
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Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Photographs.
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 1910
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 2.5 x 1.75 in. black and white photograph
Summary: A group of four Koreshans posing in a Winter scene. This photo is one of a group of photographs that were presumably taken in Philadelphia. This is based on the fact that Ruth Boomer Thomas, daughter of Berthaldine and sister of Bertie, married a Philadelphia architect. There are other photos showing scenes in and around Philadephia that were obviously taken at the same time. In this photo, Imogene, Ruth and Annie Ray are easily identified, however, the man in the back only "appears" to be Claude Rahn. This is based on photo 1-014 which clearly shows Claude and was taken at the same location as this photo. It may also be Dudley Andrews, brother of Allen and Annie Ray. The dating of this photograph is based on the following: Ruth Boomer was born in 1888. In 1900 she was living in Chicago (census). In 1934 (according to the "Community Current Events") Ruth lived in Philadelphia, was married and already had her only known child, Benjamin Brooks Thomas. Ruth is listed in the 1920 census in Philadelphia. Community Current Events (CCE) - Jan 1933 mentions Ruth and "young son" Benjamin Brooks Thomas - when was he born [10/17/02] -- The 1920 US Census shows Ruth Boomer married to Walter H. Thomas.
Identifier: fgcu_kc_0030 (IID), 49410 (digitool), fgcu:25610 (fedora), SW00002200
Note(s): Originally digitized by Southwest Florida Library Network in collaboration with the Koreshan State Historical Site as part of the PALMM Project, 2004. Project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services. Florida Gulf Coast University Library has provided high resolution images and updated metadata to reflect current standards and best practices, 2015.
Subject(s): Koreshan Unity Settlement.
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Rahn, Imogene Evelyn Bubbett, 1881-1932
Boomer, Ruth
Andrews, Annie Ray, 1879-1928
Rahn, Claude, 1885-1973
Held by: Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/ic/SW00002200
Use and Reproduction: This collection item falls within United States public domain.
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FGCU