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Saunders (Babette Neugass) Photograph Album
SPC.2020.033  
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Description
This collection contains one photograph album "From Babette Neugass to Elsie Harrison, with her promise to write, San Francisco January Nineteenth 1914..." and features images mostly of California and the American West. Other images are taken in Mexico, New Orleans, New York City, British Columbia, Utah, Arizona, and Wales. This album contains a mixture of photographs and postcards that feature images of mining towns; Chinatown in San Francisco; Muir Woods; Yosemite; Babette's first apartment in San Francisco; and Babette's friends including Mr and Mrs. A.B. Ford and their family, Mr. and Mrs. H. Parker and their ranch in Napa Valley; and others.
Background
This photograph album contains the inscription "From Babette Neugass to Elsie Harrison, with her promise to write, San Francisco January Nineteenth 1914..." inside the front cover. Babette (Heller) Neugass Saunders (1892-1941) was married to her first husband, Marvin Neugass in 1913 and had three children. Neugass had been drafted for World War I and passed away from the Spanish flu at Fort Taylor, KY in 1918. Babette was remarried to Saunders in 1921.
Extent
1 box (one photograph album comprising of approximately 220 photographs, 96 postcards, two maps, four documents)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
There are no access restrictions on this collection.