Reimold family photo. This is what is written on the back of the photographs, "Snap shot by OSR on the hill top at Holland, Mich, on Sept 15, 1938 of Julia, nie Lee Van Raalte also known as Mother Jule who says this is a “stolid indian” and “a sixty-five year old posture combined with an eleven year old coat and seven year-old hat and her right hand enclosed in a hose which she was mending a moment before she was shot”.
O.S. Reimold Sr. and Julia C. Van Raalte were married on September 10, 1902. O.S. is Orlando Shrainer. O.S. Reimold Sr. (1873-1962) came to Holland as the principal of Holland Public Schools. It is there he met Julia, who was a teacher for Holland Public at the time. They were married in Hong Kong. Julia was the grand daughter of A.C. Van Raalte. Julia was born to Benjamin Van Raalte at their home on 16th Street. Julia was the only female of the graduating Hope class of 1895. O.S. worked for the World Book Company. Julia and their boys, Philip B (b 1903) and O.S. Jr. (b 1910) summered at the family home on 16th Street (May to Nov.). The home was called “The Maples” and was built for Benjamin Van Raalte Sr in 1867.
Gift ofReimold, O.S.