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Photo Album (ca 1894-1896) from the Elizabeth (Fisher) Adams Estate

Most (probably all) were National Normal University [NNU] Students

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Contributor:

All images contributed by Lisa & Don Howell of Arlington, Kentucky on 20 March 2004

Source:
Don writes:
"I bought at an auction this past Saturday (March 13) an old 1890's or so photo album with what appears to be several Cabinet Card school students photos. They were all taken on Cherry Street in Lebanon and over half have the names and where they are from on them.

The Estate was the Adams/Fisher Estate in Carlisle Co., KY I do know Mrs. Adams was a school teacher in Carlisle for years but I think these would be more from her parents school days. "

Comments:
  • The photos are about 5" x 7" in size and scanned at 300 dpi. The web versions have all been reduced to a width of 600 pixels.
  • Most of the photos are identified as being taken by L. E. Kratzer, 219 Silver St., Lebanon, O.
  • A quick search of some of the materials held by the Warren County Historical Society was made on 21 Mar 2004. I was able to find records showing that 8 of the 10 named individuals were students at the National Normal University [NNU] in Lebanon, Ohio in the 1894-1896 time period. They are identified in the photo list below with the notation [see NNU page]
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1A
1B
2A
2B

appears to be Morgan Fitzpatrick
3A

perhaps Bert Drake
3B
4A
4B
5A
5B
6A
6B
7A
F. W. Willhouse
7B
G. W. Pruitt
8A
Jno. Caywood
8B
J. L. Selby
9A
J. T. Castle
9B
Rose Graham
10A
Martin Renip
10B
J. A. Knight
10B (back)
J. A. Knight
11A
W. L. Collard
11B
Herman Hirsch

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Lisa & Don Howell

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Photo List
Click on individual names to go to entry on the National Normal University page

1A: Unknown 6B: Unknown
1B: Unknown 7A: F. W. Willhouse, Troy, Miami Co., Ohio [see NNU page]

2A: Unknown

7B: G. W. Pruitt, Winchester, KY
2B: Unknown appears to be Morgan Fitzpatrick 8A: Jno. Caywood, Miles City, Custer Co., Mont. [see NNU page]
3A: Unknown  perhaps Bert Drake 8B: J. L. Selby, Greenville, Darke Co., Ohio [see NNU page]
3B: Unknown 9A: J. T. Castle, Eupora, Miss. [see NNU page]
4A: Unknown 9B: Rose Graham, Chunckey, Newton Co., Miss
4B: Unknown 10A: Martin Renip, Millville, Ohio [see NNU page]
5A: Unknown 10B: J. A. Knight, Mt. Willing, Ala. [see NNU page]
5B: Unknown 11A: W. L. Collard, Wheellock, Tx [see NNU page]
6A: Unknown 11B: Herman Hirsch, Fredericksburgh, Tx. [see NNU page]

FOOTNOTES: [a place to add additional information that you might want to submit]

20 Mar 2004 Lisa & Don Howell
Here is the obit to the Lady that owned the Album

Monday, September 15, 2003 Obituary, Paducah, Kentucky

Elizabeth Adams, 90 BARDWELL, Ky.
Services for Elizabeth Adams, 90, of Bardwell will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell. Linda Creason will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Adams died at 2:55 a.m. Saturday at her home.

A retired elementary school teacher from Bardwell and Wickliffe, she was a member of Bardwell Christian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are one son, Robert Crady Adams Jr. of Vinton, Va.; one daughter, Angela Williams of Milwaukee; and two granddaughters, Laura Duke of Charlotte, N.C., and Julie Adams of Falls Church, Va.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Red" Crady Adams Sr. Her parents were George E. Fisher and Maude Anderson Fisher.

Friends may call between 6 and 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Bardwell Christian Church, Bardwell, KY 42023.


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