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Delma Austin (1906-1960?)
Delma Austin (1906-1960?)

Delma Austin - Springfield, Ohio - circa 1920s

Mary Lu Bois
Mary Lu Bois

1919, Rockaway Beach NY. Mary Lu Bois (born Lubovic in Hungary) on the right, with her friend Lillian who died of influenza shortly thereafter.

Minnie B. Graves (1915-1985)
Minnie B. Graves (1915-1985)

Minnie B. Graves "Idee" in St. Louis with her mother "Mama" and her son-in-law, Jack, circa 1970s.

Clara Bella Donna Matilda Wold Anderson
Clara Bella Donna Matilda Wold Anderson

Bella (1909-1985)'s graduation photo is circa 1930s, from either high school in Shanghai or college in Minnesota.

Tressie Mae Tomlinson Fudge
Tressie Mae Tomlinson Fudge

Tressie May in early 1960s, Mt. View, Arkansas.

Anna Rebecca Greenberg Lebow
Anna Rebecca Greenberg Lebow

Los Angeles, CA, 1950 with husband Charles Harry Lebow & grandchildren, Phil, Janet & Alicia

Elizabeth Conklin Whitbeck
Elizabeth Conklin Whitbeck

1930s, Housatonic River, Seymour, Connecticut, while courting with George Bukoski before they were married

Aurelia Finzi nee Levi (1874-1943)
Aurelia Finzi nee Levi (1874-1943)

portrait of Aurelia taken in Milan, Italy sometime in late 1930s-early 1940s.

Elaine Bassler Mardus (1914-2009) in Venice
Elaine Bassler Mardus (1914-2009) in Venice

June 1922 - Elaine at 8 years old in Venice, Italy.