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Active despite her ninety-four years
Printed: ACTIVE DESPITE HER NINETY-FOUR YEARS; "Aunt John" was very deaf and it was hard to make her understand what I wanted, but she knew exactly what she wanted. When I tried to open a door wide in order to pose her, she said , "Oh nom, that door can't be opened." but when I explained the reason she amicably acquiesced. Though she lived all alone, she frequently was visited by nieces and nephew... [description clipped]
Ada Cummings and Lizzie Bailey at Childrens House
Ada Cummings and Lizzie Bailey at Childrens House, Alfred Maine about 1915, Donor: Item donated by Richard Brooker

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