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Parker family papers, 1874-1991.
BANC MSS 2003/123 c v. 1
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Title:

Parker family papers, 1874-1991

Creator/Contributor:

Parker family., creator

Abstract:

Contains a biography and clippings about Jean Parker and school named for her, Civil War remembrances of W.L. McEwen, Parker family genealogy, and photographs of Parker family.

Date:

1874 (issued)

Subject:

Parker family
Parker, Jean
McEwen, W. L
Jean Parker Elementary School (San Francisco, Calif.)
Educators -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
Loma Prieta Earthquake, Calif., 1989
Time capsules
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco
California -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories

Note:

Includes 1 photograph of Parker women.
Jean Parker was an educator in San Francisco from 1861 until retirement in 1901. The Jean Parker Grammar School was named for her. The school building was destroyed once in 1906 and again in 1989 following earthquakes. In 1991 a time capsule was discovered from 1911 when the school was being rebuilt.
W.L. McEwen, husband of Annie Parker, served in the Calif. Battalion and then the Second Mass. Cavalry during the American Civil War.

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. ; 37 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2003/123 c v. 1

Origin:

California