My grandmother, Cecile Thomas, is the young woman in the back left of this photo (click to enlarge).
b. 4 November 1886 in Mt. Perry, Perry County, Ohio
d. 11 January 1978 in Colton, San Bernardino, California
|Source: Georgia Hall Chun Collection|
In 1932 Cecile left Ohio with my then 22 year old father and his 19 year old sister to start a new life in California. In spite of the depression they did indeed create a successful business and life.
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Submitted by Georgia Hall Chun