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Title
At Angel Island
Creator
Bancroft, Helen
Date Created and/or Issued
1935
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Full-length portrait on Angel Island. "May 31- 1935, taken by Helen Bancroft" -- handwritten on verso. No. 2 of 5.
2013-1697.
Katharine R. Maurer was born in Milmay, Canada, in 1881 to the Rev. and Mrs. John Michael Maurer. She attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Moved to San Francisco, attended the San Francisco National Training School, training to become a deaconess. In 1912, she was appointed to the Angel Island United States Immigration Service under the auspices of the Women’s Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Known as the Angel of Angel Island. She died in 1962.
Removed from: Katharine R. Maurer Collection, 1913-1977.
Type
image
Format
Portraits.
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.
Language
English
Subject
Maurer, Katharine R.,, 1881-1962--Portraits
Canadian Americans--California--San Francisco--Portraits
United States. Immigration and Naturalization Service.--Photographs
Social workers--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
Angel Island (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Place
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
Angel Island (Calif.)

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