Print, Photographic
1923 Approximate
Esther Michaelis and Elsie Rafoth in Costume. Material: paper. Size: 3" x 5". Description: black and white photo snapshot of cousins Esther Michaelis dressed as a young man, seated holding a coffee cup beside a small table set outdoors with a cloth and sugar bowl; standing beside the table is Elsie Rafoth playing the part of a hostess. It was common in the first part of the century for young women to dress up as men and act out plays for entertainment.
The Michaelis family farmed south of New Richland.