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Mary Anna Colton quietly celebrates the Jayhawkers anniversary, Norwalk, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March-May 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Mrs. Colton quietly celebrated the 78th anniversary of the date that the Jayhawkers left Galesburg, Illinois, to find fortune in California.
Mrs. Colton smiles at the camera, sitting at her writing desk composing a letter.
Photograph appears with the article, "Anniversary of Tragic Jayhawk Trip Marked," Los Angeles Times, 30 Mar 1936: 7.
Handwritten on negative: 3/30/36 Mrs Mary Anna Colton
Text from newspaper caption: "The last reunion of the Jayhawkers has been held as far as I'm concerned," said Mrs. Mary Anna Colton as she closed the shutters on her pioneering past and turned her active mind toward the future.
Text from negative sleeve: 5181 - Mrs. Mary Anna Colton wife of John B Colton -named Death Valley -became Pres. of Southern Pacific RR (Jay hawker mother) 3/30/36 [stamped:] May 12 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Older people--California--Norwalk
Colton, Mary Anna, 1849-1940
Jayhawker Party
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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