Record number 2
Institution name Robbinsdale Historical Society
Object number FF001
Number of parts 8
Distinguishing features Photos, Newspaper articles, Recollections
Object name and title
Object category Family Files
Object name Ambrose, Wm. H.
Title Ambrose, William H..
Description Spanish American War, oldest living resident
Description Newspaper copy; notebook writing; one reproduced photo;
several used envelopes with original postmarks.
Inscriptions and markings
Inscription / marking (Men standing by cannon) Jack Johnson, Bill Ambrose
Object history note A written descrition of Williams Ambrse’s service in the
Spanish-American War, as well as a decription of Mary
Ambrose, Robbindale’s “Oldest Living Resident.” Added is a
reproduced photo featuring William Ambrose standing in front
of a cannon along with Jack Johnson, in what looks like a
recognition of their prior military service. Recently added
are five used envelopes addressed to William Ambrose while
he was in the military, mostly from Mary Girling.