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2011-0675. Bust-length portrait. "Frederick M. Roberts, 1919" -- handwritten on verso. Frederick Madison Roberts was born in Chillicothe, Ohio. Arrived in California around 1885, settling in Los Angeles. Worked various jobs, running his father's undertaking business, editor of several newspapers (Colorado Springs Light, New Age), principal of the Mound Bayou Normal and Industrial Institute. Ran for State Assembly in 1918 for 62nd Assembly District. Also have negative: no. 23,186 (5x4 in.)
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