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Identifier: P0623

Title: Robert Horne Charles Family Collection

Description: Elizabeth Sewall Charles (b. 1914) was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and came to the U.S. with her mother when she was four. Her stepfather, Sumner Sewall, adopted her. In 1938 she married lawyer Robert Horne Charles, a native of St. Louis, who worked for McDonnell Aircraft Corporation and retired as a senior vice president in 1966. Elizabeth and Robert had four children: Robert Jr., Ellena, Sumner, and Candy. The Robert H. Charles Family Collection contains about 50 black and white family studio and snapshot photographs of Robert Horne Charles, his wife Elizabeth Sewall Charles, and their family. See also the Elizabeth Sewall and Robert Horne Charles Papers in the MHS Archives.

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1920 - ca. 1960

Type(s): Collection




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