Guide to the Rose Rostron Collection (1879-1970) – Scope

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The Rostron Family Collection consists of a variety of materials relating to family life, interests, pursuits, and livelihoods from the end of the 19th Century to 1974. The collection also contains materials from the Aichberg (Eichberg) family as they were Rose’s foster parents. The bulk of the materials was generated from the 1880s to the 1930s, and includes photographs, correspondence, personal journals, family records, bibles, and genealogical information. Materials primarily reflect Rose Rostron’s education, organization affiliation, finances and church.