Black and white photographs of the staff of Cooperstown’s Otsesaga Hotel and Iroquois Farm posing in groups of up to 20 at various, mostly rural locations in the vicinity of Cooperstown, Otsego County, NY. All but a few of the photos are labeled by date and location. If Gertrude Wood McDonough, Ruth Wood Thornblade, and/or Mary Wood Masters appear in photos, they are identified. Some photos feature autos, horses, a duck pond, women in maid’s uniforms and in costumes, and various Cooperstown landmarks.
The collection of 113 photographs is arranged chronologically and identified by location and person, if apparent.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1910, Gertrude, Ruth, and Mary Wood, three of the seven children of Byron and Emily J. Wood, lived in Marbletown, Ulster County, NY.
The processing, cataloging, and encoding of this collection were made possible by a grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas.
Coll. No. 463 is open for research according to the regulations of Fenimore Art Museum Library.
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