Willa Wright Nicodemus during a Canadian Fishing and Canoe Trip, August 24, 1934

Summary

Willa Wright was a bit unusual--most young women of her era married and raised a family. Willa worked as a stenographer in her native Missouri and then as a clerk at a Chicago brokerage office. In 1932, 47-year-old, Willa married Edwin Nicodemus. The couple enjoyed travel and outdoor pursuits, including this fishing and canoe trip in Canada in August 1934.

Willa Wright was a bit unusual--most young women of her era married and raised a family. Willa worked as a stenographer in her native Missouri and then as a clerk at a Chicago brokerage office. In 1932, 47-year-old, Willa married Edwin Nicodemus. The couple enjoyed travel and outdoor pursuits, including this fishing and canoe trip in Canada in August 1934.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

24 August 1934

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2014.62.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mechele Peters.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5.75 in

Width: 3.5 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten in ink on back: Taken on our canoe / trip, fishing in / Canadian waters. / Aug. 24, 1934 Ink stamp on back: 15

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