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Alice M. Tilleson, as a Prominent Socialite

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DESCRIPTION

Alice M. Tilleson, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a prominent socialite. Pictured being escorted in the back of an automobile. Part of a yearbook created by classmate Albert Hansen, based on a class prophecy theme.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 54768

Creation Date: 1905 

Creator Name: Hansen, Albert

City: Menomonie

County: Dunn

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Hansen, Albert, 1886-1979 : Papers, 1899-1980

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: M82-255

Original Dimensions: 7 x 5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Page 22 of 70. Prophecy on page 21 reads, "In social New York awaits the brilliant career of Alice Tillison. Her fine residence and great literary abilities, being president of sixteen clubs, makes her a prominent personage among the big four hundred. Her eccentric ideas with reference to danger, force her to cling to that old fashioned vehicle, the automobile, instead of the new wheel-less aerial motor car." Alice M. Tilleson married Walter E. Evers in 1912, and the couple moved to Wausau, Wisconsin. She died there at age ninety-nine. Information about Alice Tilleson has been researched through U.S. census data and other genealogical resources.

SUBJECTS

Architecture, Domestic

Automobile driving

Automobiles

Dwellings

Education

Men

Outdoor photography

Persons

Portrait photography

Students

Transportation

Women

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