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Mother Howe, photographs

Identifier: C Photo Album 386

Scope and Contents

Portraits of men, women, children, and infants, probably the John F. Howe family, their relatives, and friends. Images of James Howe, Mother Howe, Frank Howe, John Howe, Mary Grover, Joe Grover and Linuce Grover. Views of a blacksmith shop and a automobile service station owned by the Howe family. Views of unidentified cities and towns, rivers, bridges, buildings, and houses, probably in Illinois. Many portraits are candid or in natural settings; shows churches, businesses, parks, interiors, mock fights, spankings, and a baby with a deformed foot.


  • 1942

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Photograph album found in dumpster behind 22nd Avenue and Clarkson Street in Denver, Colo.


1 photo boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Alvin W. Eavy;Denver, Colo.;gift;April 29, 2002.


Title supplied by cataloger.


A few of the photographic prints of people have handwritten identification.


Most of the images are copy prints of historic photographs.


Label inside cover reads: "To Mother Howe from Frank & Jim 12-25-42."

Processing Information

Loose pages, torn pages, loose photographic prints, prints warped from glue.

Finding Aid for the Mother Howe, photographs[graphic]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States