Eleanor Schuhmann photograph and ephemera album, 1940-1941  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Schuhmann, Eleanor
Eleanor Schuhmann photograph and ephemera album
1940-1941 (inclusive)
1 album of photographs, ephemera and clippings
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Album of photographs, ephemera, and clippings related to Eleanor Schuhmann's return trip to California where she talked about her missionary work in the Kenai Mission Home in Kenai, Alaska
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Eleanor Schuhmann was from Claremont, California. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schuhmann. She spent five years in Kenai, Alaska as a missionary from her church, Grace Fundamental Church in Pomona, California.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Album of photographs, ephemera, and clippings about Eleanor Schuhmann during her trip to Los Angeles from Kenai, Alaska. Photographs are of family members, friends, and church members. The album also has greeting cards, letters, and newspaper clippings about Miss Schuhmann and on national events. Miss Schuhmann was a member of the Grace Fundamental Church in Pomona. She served three and a half years of missionary work in Kenai where she helped start an orphanage, the Kenai Mission home. She arrived in Los Angeles in September 1940 to visit families and was invited to give speeches about her experience in Alaska and her missionary work, including the Kenai Mission home. She returned to Alaska in February 1941 to continue her missionary work.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Missionaries--Alaska--Kenai
  • Personal Names :
  • Schuhmann, Eleanor--Archives
  • Schuhmann, Eleanor--Friends and associates--Photographs
  • Schuhmann, Eleanor--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Photograph albums

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)