Guide to the Leander G. Randall Photographs, 1926-1937
Collection number: MS 260
About Leander G. Randall
Leander G. Randall was born to Leander and Grace Randall in 1906 in Macwahoc, Maine.
As a child, he grew up in Gorham, Coos County, New Hampshire, where he worked in a
paper mill in his twenties. For a short time between about 1931 and 1935, he lived
in Detroit, Michigan, but had returned to New Hampshire by 1936, when he married Eva
Rosalie Jenning of Nashua on April 18 in Gorham. By 1940, he was living in Saco,
About the Leander G. Randall Photographs
This collection contains an early twentieth-century contemporary photo album filled
with 271 photographs. The photographs are in good condition and most are labeled
with captions that include first names and/or locations of the subjects. They span
the years 1926-1937 and include locations around New England, particularly Maine,
New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Also included are a small number of snapshots from
New York and Detroit, Michigan. Most of the photographs were taken in or near
Gorham, New Hampshire. The people in the images are primarily Randall family members
or friends engaged in any number of activities including fishing, boating, camping,
picnicing, and skiing.
This collection is open.
Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions
about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.
[Identification of item], Leander G. Randall Photographs, 1926-1937, MS 260,
Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library,
Durham, NH, USA.
Purchase: Carmen Valentino, August 2014 (Accession number: 2014.21)