Print, Photographic
1900 Approximate
Bessie Miller Ward. Material: paper. Size: 4 1/2" x 7". Description: black and white portrait of Bessie Julia Miller Ward, a daughter of Rinehart Miller, a prominent Waseca merchant; she married Earl W. Ward on April 11, 1900; one of her sisters was Antoinette "Nettie" Miller Everett. See accession 66.01.107, Album 1 photo 49d.
The donor is the great-grandson of William Everett, co-founder with Aughenbaugh, of the E. A. Co Mill in Waseca County. The Everett home, built by William's son Edward Everett, overlooking the east end of Clear Lake, was a showplace in its time, a classic Victorian-style home, the Everett house was demolished in 1958; it was an architectural and historical loss to Waseca County.