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John Hopley Family
Description: Picture postcard features a view of "Maple Corner," the Hopley Family home in Bucyrus, Ohio, ca. 1904. Handwritten symbols mark various sections of the image, and a corresponding key is written in the message section of the postcard. The key identifies certain areas or rooms in the house. A handwritten date reads "Chicago Jan. 7 1904'; the signature reads. "Love, Kate." The signator likely is Mary Catherine Hopley (1857-1848), called Kate, who studied painting and writing at Cooper Union in New York City and who moved to Chicago in the early 1900s. In Chicago she was a staff writer for "The Temple Appeal," the official publication of the Willard Temple, a temperance organization. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06074
Subjects: Postcards; Photographic postcards; Families--Ohio; Houses; Family history
Places: Bucyrus (Ohio); Crawford County (Ohio)