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Backof, Ruth



We know relatively little about Ruth Backof. She was probably born around 1900 in St. Louis. She was a graduate of McKinley High School in St. Louis, and she was studying to be a teacher. She also seems to have worked at Chapilon Advertising Company. She lived at various addresses in the city: 2931A Sidney Street, 2721 Ann Avenue, and 2925A Sidney. Her father was Otto Backof and her mother's name was Jessie. Ruth had a sister named Jessie.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ruth Backof Manuscript Collection [DOC MSS 46]

Identifier: DOC MSS 46

This collection consists entirely of letters to Ruth Backof and Ella Rehnberg.  They are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the soldier.

Dates: 1917-1919