This album contains photographs and clippings spanning from the 1890s through the 1920s from the Verdell Burdine and Otto G. Rutherford Collection. Created by the Watson family of Portland, Oregon, relations of the Rutherford family through marriage, the album came to the Rutherford collection through a cousin, Benjamin Watson. The album primarily consists of photographs of the family and various relatives and friends in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Album 1 in this collection also originates from Watson family.
The album is number 2 of 17 photo albums in the Verdell A. Burdine and Otto G. Rutherford Collection. The collection contains photographs, newspapers, publications, and family history documents, as well as records for numerous community groups, African American civil rights organizations, women's clubs, fraternal orders, and churches in Oregon.
For additional information on this collection, please see the Finding Aid