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Ladies' Wide-Awake Club
Ladies' Wide-Awake Club
TitleLadies' Wide-Awake Club
DescriptionInterior view of a group of young ladies identified as the Ladies' Wide-Awake Club. Location perhaps Albany, Missouri. Newspaper clipping with photograph contains a reprint of the picture with identification as the following: Back row standing left to right - Callie Hunter, Lizzie Austin, Dora Twist, Woodie Garvin, Bernice Cranor, Nannie Perry, Delia Kier, Hattie Branham. Front row sitting, right to left - Lola Twist, Mary Curren, Bola Williams, Cassie Larmer, Florence Scarbrough, Nettie McIntosh, Laura Blakey, Lena Lyons, and Alice Howell.
Item TypePhotograph
CollectionPeery Family Papers (SC40)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36975
LocationSC40, Box 7, Folder 611, Number 11
Local SubjectLadies' Wide-Awake Club, Albany, Missouri, Clubs, Women
Digital FormatJPEG
TranscriptionNewspaper clipping (published 1915, probably in Albany, Missouri) text concerning the young women: Callie Hunter is the wife of Judge B.M. Ross, residing at Stanberry. Lizzie Austin is the wife of John Coulter, residence, Chillicothe. Dora Twist became the wife of Morris Cranor, who died at Union Star, and his wife since died. Woodie Garvin became the wife of Dr. G.W. Whiteley, and they still reside in Albany. Bernice Cranor became the wife of S.A.D. Culbertson, and they still reside in Albany. Nannie Peery resides at the family homestead in Albany. Delia Kier became the wife of D.F. Robertson, and they reside in Albany. Hattie Branham became the wife of Al Bonser, and their home is at Bethany, Mo. Lola Twist became the wife of W.C. Elder, and they reside in Albany. Mary Currin went west years ago, and is reported as having died in recent years at Seattle, Washington. Bola Williams became the wife of Horace J. Peery, whose death occurred at their home in Albany some five years ago and the surviving widow still lives here. Cassie Larmer became a pianist instructor of note after a time under foreign instructors and is connected with a musical college at Searcy, Arkansas. Florence Scarbrough became the wife of Rev. Chas. D. Bulia, and died after short married life. Nellie McIntosh became the wife of J. Will Clement, and went east, and Mr. Clement died at Des Moines, Iowa, in recent years. Laura Blakey married and went to live some where west, but further particulars are unknown. Lena Lyons married J.A. Good and lived in Albany till the latter's death some ten years ago, when the widow removed to Los Angeles, Cal., where she died in recent years. Alice Howell first married Will Larkin, and afterward married a Mr. Parker and they now reside at Beaumont, Texas.
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