Photograph of Anne Helena Woodruff
- Longdon, C. W., Photographer
- Media Type:
- Sepia-coloured, oval photograph of Anne Helena Woodruff in tri-fold cardboard frame. The original photograph is in the centre, with mirroring images on left and right panels (part of one wing is missing). Picture has an engraved signature of Chicago photographer C. W. Longdon: "Longdon,70 State St. Chicago" on a front cover. There are also two handmade inscription with her nickname "Aunt Nannie".
The photograph was probably taken after 1891, when Anne Helena Woodruff went to Chicago to live with her sister.
- Anne Helena Woodruff was born in St. Davids, on December 28, 1850, to William Henry Woodruff and Mary Delilah Secord. While living on her father's farm, she was active with the First Presbyterian Church of St. Davids, where she was organist and the secretary of the Women's Missionary Auxiliary. In 1891 she went to Chicago to live with her married sister Ella, with whom she later moved to Muskegon, Michigan, and eventually back to Niagara Falls. While residing in the United States she published three children's books, all set in St. David's: "Betty and Bob"(1903), "The pond in the marshy meadow"(1906)and "Three boys and a girl" (1906).
Anne died in Niagara Falls on August 28, 1938.
- "Aunt Nannie Woodruff" and "Aunt Nannie"
Width: 17.6 cm
Height: 24 cm
- Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 9cm
Image Height: 12cm
- Personal Name(s):
- Anne Helena Woodruff (1850 – 1938)
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- Geographic Coverage:
- Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989)
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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