Portrait of Bessie Venen

Title

Portrait of Bessie Venen

Description

A portrait-style photograph of young woman, face in profile, wearing hair in bun on head, high collar with lace; Oval picture. Bessie May Venen (1882-1963), resident of Forest Grove, during first decade of 1900, She seems to have attended PU for some time, and was a notable singer, performing at Rev. Thomas McClelland’s farewell reception held at Marsh Hall, in September 1900.
[front] [ink] Bessie Venen below company’s imprint.

Date Created

circa 1900

Medium

photographic prints

Language

English

Identifier

FHFG_pic0208

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact Friends of Historic Forest Grove at: rights@fhfg.org

Contributor

Pacific (Photography), Forest Grove, Oregon.