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Object ID i.2.85-90
Object Name Letter
Date 1890/12/20
Description Letter written to E. B. Gaston from H. E. Garcken telling him that a Mrs. Olive Washburn of San Francisco read Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy and has devoted a large part of her fortune to establish a cooperative colony called Justicia Home in San Jose, CA. He suggests that Gaston consider contacting Mrs. Washburn and consider locating his proposed colony in Lake Charles, LA in California.
People Gaston, Ernest Berry (1861-1937)
Garcken, H. E.
Washburn, Mrs. Olive
Bellamy, Edward (1860-1898)
Search Terms "Looking Backward"
Proposed Colony in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Justicia Home