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Photograph of the Compton family, gathered for the inauguration of President Howard F. Lowry. Howard F. Lowry was inaugurated as the President of the College of Wooster on October 21st, 1944. In the photograph, members of the Compton family are sitting and standing on the lawn of the Compton House, which is located on College Ave., in Wooster, Ohio. On the back of the back of the photograph there are a few written notes. At the top, it reads, "The Compton Clan gather at the back of the Compton house on College Ave. for the inauguration of the Fourth Brother Howard on October 21st, 1944. They are all with [...] in spirit today". Under this note, it identifies everyone in the photograph as the following from left to right. Front row: Arthur H. Compton, Mary Compton Rice, Mrs. Elias Compton (referring to Otelia A.). Standing: Mrs. Wilson M. Compton (referring to Helen Compton, née Harrington), Sherret S. Chase, Mrs. Sherret S. Chase (Kerry Compton), Wilson M. Compton Jr., Mrs. Arthur H. Compton (referring to Betty Compton, née McCloskey), C. Herbert Rice, and Mrs. Karl T. Compton (referring to Margaret Compton, née Hutchinson).
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Genealogy; Family; Photograph collections; Community and college; University towns; College presidents; College presidents--Inauguration
"Photograph of Compton Family for Inauguration of Howard F. Lowry" (1944). Photographs. 5.