Grace Sprague, Carroll Aubin Miller, Claribel Miller, Jena Haley, Alfarata Miller, Viola Sprague. Album 2. Page 51. This is one of the rare snapshots included in the Chapman albums. Also rare is the setting, outdoors in North Adams, Massachusetts where Arabella and Charles Miller lived with their children in the early years of their family. This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pleasure Island. Tintype. Album 2. Page 49. Here is one of the rare family group shots included in the Chapman albums. Its caption notes that the figures include “Ma Miller,” Arabella herself seated next to her sister Harriet Alfarata Chapman. At their feet are Arabella’s children: (l. to r. Claribel, Harriet Alfarata, and Carroll Aubin . The upper […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Claribel Miller. Tintype. Album 2. Page 27. Claribel Miller, photographed here as an infant, was the oldest child of Arabella Chapman Miller and Clarence B. Miller. Here name grew out of the combination of her father’s name, Clarence, and her mother’s nickname, Belle. Born in Albany, Claribel died while the family was living in North Adams […]Continue Reading... No Comments.