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1922 Press Photo Rheba Crawford Splivalo Presbyterian - RRW81531

AdID: 460853

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRW81531

Height: 8

Width: 6

Source: Rogers


This is an original press photo. Rheba Crawford Splivalo was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1898. Shortly after her birth her father, who was a Salvation Army officer, was transferred to California. She entered primary school in Sacramento, and completed her education in the east. She was graduated from the North Avenue Presbyterian School in Atlanta, Georgia, and did postgraduate work under Professor Wolff, a graduate of Magdalen College at Oxford, England. Miss Crawford also attended Columbia University. She entered the Salvation Army at the time of the World war, completing her course in training college in New York city. She was stationed in St. Petersburg, Florida, and later was in charge of the Salvation Army work in the theatrical district in New York city, where the newspapers gave her the title of "Angel of Broadway." In 1922 Miss Crawford became the wife of Ray Splivalo. At the time of her appointment by Governor Rolph to her present position as state director of the department of social welfare, a San Francisco paper said in part: Photo measures 6 x 8inches. Photo is dated 10-10-1922.