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Ralph C. Monroe and Catherine Monroe in their yard
TitleRalph C. Monroe and Catherine Monroe in their yard
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SubjectMonroe family; New England--Genealogy; Optometry--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Southbridge (Mass.)--History; Southbridge (Mass.)--Pictorial works;
DescriptionRalph C. Monroe, M.D. and Catherine Monroe (née) McCormick, in their yard at 35 Pine Ridge Road in Southbridge, Massachusetts. In the background the pines that give the location its name, are on view. Dr. Monroe is wearing a suit and has a pipe in his hand. Mrs Monroe has a shawl over her arm and cotton gloves in her hand. They are on their way out for an evening. The couple both wear spectacles. Ralph Monroe was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and attended Brown University, Rhode Island and the University of Rochester, New York. Dr. Monroe worked in the Rip Van Winkle clinic with Dr. Van Vooren in Hudson, New York. In 1962, Monroe followed Van Vooren to Southbridge, Massachusetts to work in the Harrington Memorial Hospital. Optometrist Charles Eugene Monroe, (1868-1931) was Ralph C. Monroe's paternal grandfather. Ida Elise Cook Monroe (1873-1966) his grandmother on the paternal side. His father was Ralph Augustus Monroe (1898-1982) who was depicted in a flyer used to promote Charles E. Monroe's practice.
RelationBarbara Monroe Paglierani Family Archive
Coverage42 degrees 04' N 72 degrees 02' W
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