Adeline Olcott

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Record 116/261
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Description albumen print on petite card of Adeline Olcott.
Year Range from 1893
Year range to 1895
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view of Adeline Olcott. She wears a black dress with mutton sleeves. She wears her gray hair braided on top of her head. Adeline Olcott was probably born in Moriah, NY. Her father brought the family to Oshkosh in 1847 where he operated a tavern and later farmed. Olcott and her sister Mary Ann became associated with it in 1870. The city finally passed an ordinance for one in 1895 when it located in City Hall. In 1899 they moved to the Barber House. She died October 7, 1911.
Object ID P2002.3.113
Object Name Petite Card
People Olcott, Adeline
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Oshkosh Public Library
Old School Girls Club
Title Adeline Olcott
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