• Creator
  • Unidentified
  • Created Date
  • 1914
  • Description
  • According to Loyal's son Kenneth Ward, "My grandmother, Beulah May Taft, set up her camera in a room where she would give birth to her second child. The picture was taken within 15 minutes of the birth of my mother Loyal Taft Niedergesaess. On that day a General Mobilization was announced by Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary. My grandmother wanted anti-German Seattle to know that the child of Otto Christian Niedergesaess was born to a patrio... more
    According to Loyal's son Kenneth Ward, "My grandmother, Beulah May Taft, set up her camera in a room where she would give birth to her second child. The picture was taken within 15 minutes of the birth of my mother Loyal Taft Niedergesaess. On that day a General Mobilization was announced by Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary. My grandmother wanted anti-German Seattle to know that the child of Otto Christian Niedergesaess was born to a patriotic family. The child, my mother, would be known as "Loyal T"."PH Coll 848.1. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    Image
    Scanned from a photographic print at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2015