Alma Schmidt Petersen | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Alma Schmidt Petersen

Alma Schmidt Petersen | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen was an owner of Black Point Estate. She is wearing a simple black blouse and gold choker. Mrs. Petersen was a graduate of Mt. Vernon Seminary, now part of George Washington University, and a philanthropist and patron of the arts. She was a president of Chicago's Hull House Association.
DESCRIPTION
Head and shoulders portrait of Alma Schmidt Petersen (1894-1989), granddaughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who, with her husband, William F. Petersen was an owner of Black Point Estate. She is wearing a simple black blouse and gold choker. Mrs. Petersen was a graduate of Mt. Vernon Seminary, now part of George Washington University, and a philanthropist and patron of the arts. She was a president of Chicago's Hull House Association.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:113835
Creation Date:circa 1960
Creator Name:Koehne, Chicago
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Black Point Estate and Seipp Family Papers
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Black Point Estate.22.4
Original Dimensions:5 x 7 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alma and William F. Petersen's son, William O. Petersen, donated Black Point Estate to the state of Wisconsin in 2005.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Jewelry
Hairstyles
Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Women

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