1884 Clara Freeman CDV, born Milton Nova Scotia to Mount Hermon Mass
On reverse: "Clara E. Freeman, Milton, Nova Scotia, Mount Herman, 1884" handwritten in old ink pen. Photo type: CDV Carte de Visite Photograph, Victorian. Photographer C.L. Howe & Son: Brattleboro VT, Windham County. (known to be photographer Caleb Lysander Howe, Caleb L. Howe, or Caleb Howe)
Clara would have been born in Milton, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada and attended the Mt. Hermon school in Massachusetts. Did she stay in America or go back home to N.S.?
Northfield Mount Hermon School was founded by evangelist Dwight Lyman Moody in the later 19th century. It was originally two separate schools, Northfield School for Girl or Seminary for Young Ladies founded in 1879 and Mount Hermon School for Boys in 1881. The schools aimed to educate young people who may have limited access to education and also students from other countries, which was unheard of in private institutions in America at the time. Still in existence today, NMH is non denominational. The school is located on the banks of the Connecticut River in Bernardston, Northfield, and Gill, Franklin County, Massachusetts.
A beautiful old original Victorian era Freeman family signed genealogy CDV photo. It was found in Oneida, Madison County, New York NY. We believe her to be born about 1863-1868.
Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
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