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Title: Ruth Redding Cran
 
Dates: ca. 1880-1996

Collection Number: MSS 11288

Quantity: 1.25 feet

Abstract: Consists of correspondence, genealogical materials, including information about Charles Leiferman, and the Plumb and Cran families, newspaper clippings and photographs. Ruth Redding Cran was born in Jamestown (N.D.) to Ruth E. Shaff and Jesse Cran on October 20, 1916. She passed away on April 15, 1999.

Provenance: The Ruth Redding Cran papers were donated to the State Historical Society of North Dakota by Joyce Norton on June 6, 2016. 

Property rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to the collection.

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BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Correspondence, ca. 1920-1996
2 Charles Leiferman, Plumb and Cran families, 1996
3 Miscellaneous genealogical material, 1903-1996
4 Newspaper clippings, 1945 and n.d.

Box 2:    Photographs: 11288-00001-00015

Box 3:    Photographs: 11288-00016-00026

PHOTOGRAPHS INVENTORY

11288-00001 Portrait of Jennett Thompson, great grandmother of Ruth Redding Cran, ca. 1890, M. H. Vosburgh portrait (Beaver Dam, Wis.)
11288-00002 Portrait of actors in costume for unidentified play, ca. 1900, G. A. Newland photograph (Jamestown, N.D.)
11288-00003 Portrait of Moses Thompson, great grandfather of Ruth Redding Cran, ca. 1890, M. H. Vosburgh portrait (Beaver Dam, Wis.)
11288-00004 Portrait of Wilber Plumb, deceased, in bed, Estelline (S.D.), ca. April 1897
11288-00005 Portrait of Jesse Moses Cran, father of Ruth Redding Cran, ca. 1890, M. H. Vosburgh portrait (Beaver Dam, Wis.)
11288-00006 Portrait of Ruth Shaff Cran with cousin and aunts, ca. 1898, J. C. Kuhn photograph
11288-00007 Portrait of Jesse Moses Cran, father of Ruth Redding Cran, ca. 1880
11288-00008 Photograph of George Washington Daniels, ca. 1900
11288-00009 Ruth Shaff with friend at hotel in Linton (N.D.), ca. 1905
11288-00010 Portrait of Ruth Shaff, ca. 1891
11288-00011 Snapshot of Ruth Redding Cran, ca. 1980
11288-00012 Portrait of Ruth Shaff Cran, ca. 1955
11288-00013 Ruth Shaff with unidentified people, probably California, ca. 1975
11288-00014 Portrait of Ruth Shaff Cran, ca. 1915             
11288-00015 Portrait of Ruth Shaff Cran, ca. 1915
11288-00016 Students outside school, Jamestown (N.D.), ca. 1930, top row, left to right: Ruth Cram, Mildred Wallace, Clara Stuts, Jesse Lee, Winifred Sclice, Eunice Spidal, Shirley Wagner, Junior (unidentified), unidentified, Teddy Beeman. Middle row, left to right: Vernice Grover, Matty Jean, Arthur Silzey. Bottom Row, left to right: Billie Dailey, Peter Havlin, Chris Libeig, Bobby Kneeland, Larry Longseth, Margerie Jr. ?, Guy Porter, Virginia Hagerman, Arthur (?)
11288-00017 Jesse Cran with students outside school, Dodge County (Wisc.), ca. 1890
11288-00018 Portrait of Ruth Edith Schaff, ca. 1909
11288-00019 Portrait of Jesse Cran, ca. 1909
11288-00020 Portrait of Ellen Louise Cran, grandmother of Ruth Redding Cran, ca. 1910, Dewey photograph (Jamestown, N.D.)
11288-00021 Wedding portrait of Ruth Edith Schaff and Jesse Cran, 1909, Grigsby photograph (Jamestown, N.D.)
11288-00022 Ruth E. Shaff with pony and baby in wagon marked "M. E. Cradle Roll," ca. 1900
11288-00023 Portrait of "Business Men's" basketball team, including Jesse Cran, probably Jamestown (N.D.), 1915, photograph by Rider
11288-00024 Portrait of YMCA tournament winners bowling team, including Jesse Cran, probably Jamestown (N.D.), ca. 1915, photograph by Rider
11288-00025 Jesse Cran inside home with his parents Rudolf D. and Ellen (Thompson) Cran, either Dodge County (Wis.) or Jamestown (N.D.), ca. 1900
11288-00026 Portrait of Jesse Cran, ca. 1915

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