Jessie Thompson papers, 1881-1938
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C MSS WH1870
Description:
2 linear ft. (2 boxes), 2 photo boxes
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Lucy May "Jessie" Link was born in Ft. Wayne Ind. on February 10, 1867, and arrived in Colo. in about 1892. She married Frederick H. Thompson on July 21, 1899 in Denver, Colo. The couple had one daughter, Helen Elizabeth. Due to family financial problems, Jessie Thompson worked as a seamstress at the Daniels & Fisher Department Store, Denver, Colo. for more than 20 years. She died in Denver, Colo. on September 22, 1941.
Summary:
Collection contains handwritten description of Daniels & Fisher store, promotional booklets and literature, Thompson's school grades, Helen Elizabeth Thompson's watercolor paintings, party ideas and games, Link family genealogy, autograph book from Ft. Wayne, Ind. (1881), family photographs with identifications (1890s-1970s).
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Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Collection includes former -M1817 collection and photo accession #2004.154.
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
Lucy May "Jessie" Link was born in Ft. Wayne Ind. on February 10, 1867, and arrived in Colo. in about 1892. She married Frederick H. Thompson on July 21, 1899 in Denver, Colo. The couple had one daughter, Helen Elizabeth. Due to family financial problems, Jessie Thompson worked as a seamstress at the Daniels & Fisher Department Store, Denver, Colo. for more than 20 years. She died in Denver, Colo. on September 22, 1941.
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2004.
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