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Ruth Weinman Herndon photograph
Description: Photograph showing Ruth Weinman Herndon at the River Ridge Riding and Polo Club, Columbus, Ohio. The caption reads: "Taken At The Club, Autumn 1930." Ruth Weinman Herndon (1907-2002) was a life-long resident of Columbus, Ohio. Born September 6, 1907, she was the daughter of Henrietta Heinmiller Weinman (1869-1957) and William Nelson Weinman (1868-1950), owner of the Weinman Pump Manufacturing Company. The Weinmans were a prominent German-American family in central Ohio throughout the 20th century. Ruth lived with her parents at 380 King Avenue in Columbus until 1914, when her parents hired Columbus architect Frank Packard to build a home at 1445 Roxbury Road in Marble Cliff. After graduating from Columbus School for Girls in 1925, Ruth studied sociology at Ohio State University, graduating in 1929. She married L. Kermit Herndon. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06055
Subjects: Women--Ohio; Cultural Ohio--Ohio Sports; Societies and clubs; Animals; Horseback riding; Horses
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)