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T. S. Montgomery Scrapbook and Photograph Album
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Personalized photograph album of their home near Santa Cruz, "La Casa de Montgomery," created as Christmas present in 1929 by T. S. and Louise Montgomery; and a scrapbook (1916-1935) documenting T. S. Montgomery's donation of land to the City of San Jose for a civic auditorium, as well as other assorted political and real estate activities.
According to the donor, Annie Hitchman was Montgomery's private secretary and a companion to Mrs. Montgomery after Montgomery's retirement. Ethel Hitchman was Annie's younger sister. The Hitchman family came from Weeping Water, Nebraska, where Annie operated a millinery shop. During the Depression, the Montgomerys took in members of the Hitchman family, who lived in cabins at La Casa de Montgomery. The donor's husband's father was T. S. Montgomery's driver, taking him from the estate to his offices in San Jose.
1 linear foot (1 box)
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Available to the public for research by appointment. Both items have been photographed and are available to view through the Internet Archive.