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Guide to the Rousseau Family Papers
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Photographs

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 21 photographs of the Rousseau family.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1:1

Portrait of Walter Henry Rousseau [001] undated

Box 1:1

Portrait of the Rousseau Family with musical instruments, Los Angeles, California [002] 1924

Box 1:1

Portrait of the Rousseau Family with musical instruments, caption: ‘The World Famous Rousseau Family’ [003] circa 1920s

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(Left-right): Charles Rousseau, Milton Rousseau, James Rousseau, and Walter R. Rousseau standing in front of fence [004] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Portrait of Anna Rousseau Knox [005] undated

Box 1:1

Portrait of Margaret Rousseau [006] undated

Box 1:1

Portrait of Cornelia Mason [007] circa 1900s

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Portrait of Anna Mae Rousseau [008] 1923

Box 1:1

Portrait of Cornelia Blakney Rousseau [009] circa 1900s

Box 1:1

Portrait of William Henry Rousseau wearing Hawaiian lei [010] circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Unidentified woman sitting on sofa [011] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Man and woman standing next to television [012] 1956

Box 1:1

Ella Rousseau [013] undated

Box 1:1

Woman holding dog on front porch steps, reverse: ‘Greenie Pegeese L.A. 1955’ [014] 1955

Box 1:1

Portrait of a boy, reverse: ‘Lincoln Pegeese’ [015] undated

Box 1:1

Soldier lying on ground aiming rifle, reverse: ‘field pack for 12 mile hike Billy’ [016] undated

Box 1:1

Man in military uniform smoking a pipe [017] 1958

Box 1:1

Two soldiers standing in the woods [018] 1958

Box 1:1

Family leaning over concrete wall [019] circa 1950s

Box 1:1

Photographs sitting on table in bedroom [020] circa 1950s

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Portrait of Gladys Blakely Pettis [021] undated

Box 1:2

Correspondence 1904-1956

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes letters of recommendation and correspondence related to the scheduling of various Rousseau family musical performances.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:3

Contracts 1920-1928

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes two contracts for the Rousseau family to give performances in Los Angeles, California and at the Ackerman & Harris circuit of theatres in Oakland, Sacramento, Stockton, San Francisco, Fresno, and Long Beach. Also includes a W.H.H. Rousseau's certificate of appointment to serve as pastor of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in El Centro, Calexico, Brawley, and Imperial, California.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.