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Catalog Number 2000.001.0001
Object Name print, photographic
Description Black and white photo - waist up. Dark-haired woman in white pearl rimmed wide oval glasses. She is dressed in a dark dress with bateau neckline. The dress has large flowered accents and is banded with smaller flowers. She is waring pearl earrings and three strands of pearls knotted near the waist. The pearl earrings are the same size pearl and double lined to curve toward the center of the ear.
Number of images 1
Date ca 1960
Title Blair, Virginia
Collection Historian - Blair, Virginia
Accession number 2000.001.
People Blair, Virginia
Notes 1893-1994 Educator, Artist, Historian

Biographical Information: Virginia K.Blair, a graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, has studied four years at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts, Washington University. She is a native of Belleville and a founding member of the Friends of the Philharmonic. She has also worked tirelessly for the St. Clair County Historical Society and was instrumental in establishing the house museum at 701 E. Washington St. which is the home of the St. Clair County Historical Society

Occasion:: Virginia Blair was a facilitator at the Illinois State historical Convention at Springfield, IL.

NOTE: OBIT on file - Belleville News Democrat 1/25/1994:
Virginia K. Blair, nee Krebs, 100. Member St. Clair County Historical Society.
Married to Clarence Blair; parents: Charles Krebs and Emma V., nee Stanley
Virginia's first marriage to Elmer Kaltwasser, res 509 Wabash
Virginia's second marriage to ? Blair

1915 and 1922 Belleville City Street Directories - Virginia Kaltwasser