PC.00.002 Ellen (Rushmore) McKeon photograph collection, 1897-1898

Ellen (Rushmore) McKeon photograph collection 1897-1898PC.00.002

Summary Information

Ellen (Rushmore) McKeon photograph collection
Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry. Department of Domestic Science.
McKeon, Ellen Rushmore
Inclusive Dates
22.0 items
Call Number
W. W. Hagerty Library 3300 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215.895.6706 archives@drexel.edu

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

Information on the collection taken from letter written by Ellen Rushmore's daughter. Transferred to Drexel in 1996.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • photographs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Wissahickon Creek (Pa.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Anthony, Anna O.
  • Brubaker, Albert P.
  • Coolidge, Catherine J.
  • Hopkins, Maude G.
  • Morris, Ellen
  • Spring, Helen M.


  • College sports for women--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
  • Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry--Students
  • Home economics

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Biographical Note

According to her entry in her Smith College Decennial Class Book, Ellen Rushmore McKeon went into "domestic science work" after leaving Smith, She studied at Drexel Institute and graduated in 1898. After spedning a year teaching at the Agricultural College in Michigan, she returned to the east coast, teaching domestic science at Manual Training High School in Brooklyn, NY. According to her daughter, Mrs. McKeon spent her life in teaching.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of photographs of instructors, students, and classrooms in the Department of Domestic Science and Arts. Also included are photos taken in Wissahickon Creek and three team pictures from the women's basketball team. Identified faculty and students in the collection include: Albert P. Brubaker, Ellen Morris, Katherine J. Coolidge, Helen M. Spring, Anna Anthony, Maude G. Hopkins.

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Collection Inventory

Photographs 1897-1898   1.0 folder


Letter from Mrs. L.C. to Ms. Strickler 1996 November 12 

20050540001, 09/15/08

University Walk and Quiz House 1899 

20050540002, 1899

Great Court and Museum undated 

20050540003, undated

Library and Medical Hall (University of Pennsylvania),Kappa Sigma Fraternity House undated 

20050540004, undated

Albert P. Brubaker M.D., Physiology and Hygiene undated 

20050540005, undated

Miss Katherine J. Coolidge, Instructor undated 

20050540006, undated

Junior class in cooking undated 

20050540007, undated

Miss Helen M. Spring, Director undated 

20050540008, undated

Miss Annie O. Anthony, Assistant and Miss Maude G. Hopkins, Director undated 

20050540009, undated

Students preparing in cooking class undated 

20050540010, undated

Students sitting in cooking class undated 

20050540011, undated

Students in cooking class undated 

20050540012, undated

Wissahickon 1897 March 

20050540013, 1897 March

E.R.A. and A.D.A. in a tree undated 

20050540014, undated

Home of St. Michael and all angels for colored crippled children-laundry class undated 

20050540015, undated

Practice class in laundry, little colored angels 1898 

20050540016, 1898

Basketball team undated 

20050540017, undated

Basketball team undated 

20050540018, undated

Basketball team sitting undated 

20050540019, undated

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Scrapbook pages 1897-1898 


3 photographs, 1 full length, 2 portraits undated 

20050540020, undated

1 portrait of a woman undated 

20050540021, undated

1 portrait of a women with glasses undated 

20050540022, undated

2 portraits, man with glasses and women with glasses undated 

20050540023, undated

1 portrait of a woman undated 

20050540024, undated

1 portrait of a woman undated 

20050540025, undated

2 photographs, 1 full length, 1 portrait undated 

20050540026, undated

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