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Emma Helen Strand, as a Singer

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DESCRIPTION

Emma Helen Strand, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a contralto singer. Pictured holding sheet music. Part of a yearbook created by classmate Albert Hansen, based on a class prophecy theme.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 54773

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: 5 x 7 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Page 26 of 70. Prophecy on page 25 reads, "I was not surprised to find Emma Strand a famous Prima Donna whose rich contralto voice floods music halls all over the world with exquisite melody. We are all acquainted with her beautiful voice and we feel sure that her great fame will be deservedly won. The prophet tells me that princes and kings are her devoted admirers, but she goes on her way singing as sweetly for the poor and humble as she does for the rich and noble." Emma Helen Strand married Julius C. Rockman in 1909. At the time of the class reunion in 1955, she lived in Barron, Wisconsin. Information about Emma Helen Strand has been researched through contemporary newspaper articles.

SUBJECTS

Arts

Clothing and dress

Dresses

Education

Musical notation

Musicians

Persons

Portrait photography

Singers

Students

Women

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