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Elizabeth Thompson
Richardson, Larry V. Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1880
Publication Information
Meriam Library Special Collections Department, California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
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Written on photograph, Elizabeth Coon Thompson daughter of John Coon, sister of John Coon, Jr., wife of James Thompson, mother of James W. Thompson. Owned 'Thompson House' on Humbug Road a road house. Provided meals and camping space. Had cattle place also at Centerville, 19th century. Her father, John Coon went down to Chico and built a fire on the street - when the marshall reprimanded him, he said, Chico people come up and build fires on my land, so I'm doing the same. He was a character.
Collodion POP - matte
Coon, Elizabeth
Thompson, Elizabeth Coon
Portrait photographs--19th century
Northeastern California Historic Photograph Collection

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