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Mrs. O. Shephard Barnum
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1892]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Mary Gilmore Barnum was born in Grinnell, Iowa in 1869. She graduated from Los Angeles High School and UCLA. She was a high school principal and became active in education in Los Angeles, serving on many boards and commissions, including the Y.W.C.A., Woman's Progressive League, the National Education Association and Order of the Eastern Star.
Photograph used for an article dated April 27, 1937; the caption reads "Another past president of the Friday Morning Club, Mrs. O. Shephard Barnum is shown above when she was a young matron." Mrs. Barnum was vice-president of the California State Board of Education.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 83
Friday Morning Club (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Socialites--California--Los Angeles
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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