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Title Brooks and Brock Lawn Party, c.1895
Catalog Number 1973.009.006
Description Photograph taken at the Brooks and Brock Lawn Party, c. 1895 on Varney Street. Pictured (left to right): Ervine Brock, Genevra Brock with their son Clarence, Eliza Ann Kennard Brooks (mother of Mrs. Dor and Mrs. Hayes), Adelaide Brooks, Mrs. Clara Walker, Mrs. Eliza Brooks Brock (mother of Mrs. Charles Brooks and Ervine Brock), Mr. Charles Walker (superintendent of Water Works, seated on grass foreground), Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Brooks (in front of canopy), S.G. Brooks of Boston, Massachusetts, Mrs. S.G. Brooks, Bert Brooks (son), Marie Harris (granddaughter), A.G. Fairbanks (standing alone in center), "Rit" Walker (daughter of Charles Walker, in back of Fairbanks), Nell Walker (daughter of Charles Walker, in back of Fairbanks), Frances Brooks (mother of Adelaide and Jennie), Annie Brooks Hayes and Norman Hayes, Jennie Brooks Doe and James Doe, Mr. and Mrs. Williams (of Savannah, Georgia) and their child at canvas chair, Ella Brock Brooks (who married her cousin), Charles Brooks, J.P. Brock (stove dealer, owner of Brocks Hill, Mast Road). Mrs. Brooks, Lewis Brooks, and S.G. Brooks were sister and brothers. Charleston Ave. and Brooks Terrace are named after Charles Brooks.
Date c. 1895
Number of images 1
Collection MHA Photoprint Collection
Accession number 1973.009