Minnie Manship Phelps, Addie Manship, Kate Manship, and Annie Manship Galloway. Call number Z/1129.000 MDAH Collection.

Manship sisters Minnie, Addie, Kate, and Annie posed on the side porch of the Manship House for their photograph, circa 1917.  At that time, Addie, Kate and Minnie were all living in the Manship House.  Minnie had been widowed, and returned home to live with her two sons around 1900.  Annie Manship married Alfred Galloway in 1889, and lived nearby.  A service flag can be seen in the background, hanging on the house.  Service flags let others know that a family member was serving in the armed forces.  The number of stars indicated the number of of family members in service.