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Carrie Elizabeth Alborn Perry papers

Label
Carrie Elizabeth Alborn Perry papers, 1930
Title
Carrie Elizabeth Alborn Perry papers
Inclusive dates
1930
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1930, of Carrie Elizabeth Alborn Perry (ca. 1866-1940) of Henrico County, Virginia, relating to her trip to France with the Gold Star Mothers who had lost sons in World War I. Papers include articles, certificates, correspondence, itinerary, notices, poems, programs, receipts, regulations and a gold star. Papers also contain a list of suggestions from a cannery
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Carrie Elizabeth Alborn was born November 1867 in Minnesota. She married Almon L. Perry about 1890. They moved to North Dakota between 1894 and 1897. Almon Perry was a grain buyer. By 1910 the Perrys moved to Henrico County, Virginia, and Almon became a farmer. The family eventually came to live in Richmond, Virginia, and Almon was a belt lacer at the locomotive works. Carrie Perry had six children, one of whom, George Alborn Perry (1898-1918) was killed in World War I. Carrie Perry travelled in the Gold Mother Pilgrimage to France in 1930 to see his grave. Carrie Perry died 12 January 1940 in Richmond and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Carrie Elizabeth Alborn Perry papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 13
  • 19
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Gibbs, Carol Sue
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001636242
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

Library Locations

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