Ethel Maxine - 6 months - Sister
child rearing-history, photographs, midwifery, Montana
Mary Kassmeier practiced midwifery in and around Fort Benton, Montana, from approximately 1915 through 1925. Whenever she helped at a delivery she requested a photograph from the family and this image is one of the many that she collected and preserved. Birth certificate research indicates that Ethel Maxine was born on December 12 of 1921. Carl Bassow, a Fort Benton physician, signed her birth certificate.
Original photograph in the care of the Overholser Historical Research Center, collected by Mary Kassmeier.
Digital image held by the Women's Reproductive History Alliance (WRHA); original photograph in the care of the Overholser Historical Research Center in Fort Benton, Montana. Citation should include WRHA identifier.
Album pictures do not indicate the specific date when they were taken but the album images can be generally dated from 1915 to 1925.
In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted. Citation should include Women's Reproductive History Alliance (WRHA) identifier.
photograph 2.46" x 4.11" @600dpi
Gift of Florence Wilmes to the Overholser Historical Research Center. Kassmeier Collection Images Used by Permission of Florence Wilmes.