Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

 

Nina Williams

 

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Introduction

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Inventory

 

Introduction

 

This collection was given to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center by Donna L. Gyde in 2008.  To view more photographs by Nina Williams visit www.carrolltwp.com.

 

Biographical Sketch

 

Nina Williams was born in June 1873 in Carroll Township, Ottawa County, Ohio to Mr. and Mrs. Enos E. Williams. Nina worked as a postal clerk in Nina, Ohio where her father was appointed postmaster in 1899. It was discontinued in 1903.  Nina, Ohio was the area around the intersection of Toussaint South and Toussaint East Roads, extending outward in Carroll Township.  She also became interested in photography prior to 1905.  Miss Williams took photographs of individuals, families, farm life, scenery, buildings, church functions and bridges in the Oak Harbor, Ohio area.  Having never married, Nina Williams resided on the family farm and was a lifelong resident of Carroll Township.  She died in August 1957.

Scope and Content

 

This collection, ca. 1905-1910, contains four glass plate negatives taken by Nina Williams of Carroll Township, Ottawa County, Ohio.  The negatives depict monuments and the Rutherford B. Hayes home in Fremont, Ohio. 

 

Inventory

 

Ac. 5734

4 items

 

“Old Betsy” Cannon

Soldiers’ Monument at Birchard Public Library of Sandusky County

Rutherford B. Hayes Hhome

Rutherford B. Hayes Monument