Strange (Ruth) Papers

Historic image of Victoria Shorey and Leal LeBoeuf
Victoria Shorey (daughter of Captain William Shorey) and Leal LeBoeuf standing in their front yard, Los Angeles, California, circa 1920s, Ruth Strange papers, MS 35, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The Ruth Strange Papers include 13 photographs of friends and family of Ruth Strange. The collection includes two class photographs of the Hawthorne School in Oakland, California taken in 1922 and 1924, and also a photograph of Captain Roger Romaine, a Tuskegee Airman and member of the 99th Fighter Squadron during World War II. There is also manuscript on the genealogy of the Allen family written by Ruth Strange in 1990.

Dates: 1912-1990
Collection number: MS 35
Creator: Strange, Ruth.
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (1 box)

Guide to the Ruth Strange Papers

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