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Effie's drawing of 51 W. 37th Street's first floor layout

Effie’s drawing of 51 W. 37th Street’s first floor layout

Harry was disappointed that he hadn’t caught the students who had created an effigy of shop teacher Michael Golden.

Effie wrote more about the new house and finally returned the textile sample she preferred for Harry’s wedding suit.

“It must seem strange to you to be in a new house & a new street.” Osborn, Henry 1886-5-8

“Mamma hasn’t been very enthusiastic over the house for some reason or other, but Jule & I have been very happy over it.” Osborn, Effie 1886-5-8


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