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GUTIERREZ, Noelie Frances
[Photo Album]: Young Woman in China 1926-1946, Three Volumes
China: 1926-1946. Near Fine. Hardcover. Three volumes. Octavo measuring 6" x 8.5"; quarto measuring 8" x 10", oblong quarto measuring 11.5" x 8.5". Two of the volumes are string-tied cloth, one with an embroidered dragon illustration on the front board, the other is textured leather over paper boards. Contains 455 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1.5" and 6" x 8" with some captions. All volumes near fine with slight edgewear with near fine photographs. A photo album kept by Noelie Frances Gutierrez between 1926 and 1946 while living in China. The albums are a collection of family, school, and later military photos compiled by Noelie during her childhood and early adulthood. All the captions are written in English and it is assumed they were Americans stationed in China or that she moved to America after the war. The photos are not kept in complete chronological order but cover two decades of Noelie's life. A large part of her young life was involved with the Coy Guides, a Chinese version of the Girl Scouts. There are photos of the girls in uniform, picnicking, and camping. The girls are seen in group photos in uniform with the 4th Company of the Coy Guides. Noelie's father, who is seen throughout the albums, was a military man sometimes referred to as "Captain Daddy" by Noelie. There are photos of a military base, a few portrait photographs of Mr. Gutierrez, and one of a uniformed man in a bike taxi. The family photos show Noelie and her family around their family homes. One section of photos shows Noelie's first communion in … [Click Below for Full Description]
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