Standing proud and posing with great finesse, this middle-aged woman has a huge smile on her face while she looks at the camera to have her photograph taken. She wears a hat and a fur coat, indicating that the weather was cold when this photograph was taken. In the background are the vast fields of California, with lush grasses and abundant trees stretching for miles. Despite the seemingly-cold weather, California still manages to portray a vibrant, healthy energy.
From the collection of Fred Bodin of Gloucester MA. Fred was a long time resident and well-known photographer of Gloucester and had one of the best private collections of New England nautical photographs in private hands. Fred was a photojournalist having graduated with this degree from Syracuse University and worked for Yankee Magazine. Fred passed away in 2016 and HIP purchased his collection from his estate.
Expand your knowledge of United States history with these helpful links: America at the Turn of the Century, United States Timeline.