Ruth Leonard Collection

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Title

Ruth Leonard Collection

Description

Ruth Leonard worked at the Halsted School in Yonkers for thirty years. She became its headmistress in 1941.
Following her retirement, she traveled throughout Asia. She wrote detailed letters about her journey to her friends.
Her letters and photographs are in this collection.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Mary C. Keeley

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

12/12/2019

Contributor

Mary C. Keeleey

Language

English

Items in the Ruth Leonard Collection Collection

Letters From India
These letters were written to Ruth Leonard's friends at the Congregational Church in Grafton, New Hampshire. They describe Ruth's expedition in India during March of 1966.

A Poem about Ruth Leonard
This poem was written by Joe Connelly of Grafton, New Hampshire. It is dated November 7. 1976.

Headmistress of the Halsted School-Ruth Leonard
Ruth worked at the Halsted School for thirty years.

Letters from Asia
These letters were written to Ruth Leonard's friends at the Congregational Church in Grafton, New Hampshire. They describe Ruth's expedition in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan during March and April of 1966.
On page six of her letters, she…

Ruth Leonard Waving From Her Car
Ruth waving as she drives off on another trip.

Letter to Her Friends
In this letter, Ruth describes her travels abroad and a book sale she organized at her home library in Grafton, New Hampshire.