souvenir photo folder from Ruby Foo's Beachcomber - Providence, RI
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This Ruby Foo's Beachcomber souvenir photo folder is from the collection of Jane Garnett, who kindly supplied the images and history below. Thank you, Jane !
Photo I.D., left to right:
Leroy Beck, Ginnie Beck, Barbara Jones, Jackson Jones, Sophia Nichols, Ernest Nichols, ____ Anderson , Anderson's wife, ___ Hemington, Eddie Grace, Al Goldberg
All the sailors in the photo were on the ship LST-504, which made 13 crossings of the English Channel on 6/6/44. Their wives would frequently follow the ship up the eastern coast, meeting their loved ones in cities such as Providence, Boston, NYC, etc., when they had leave from the ship. This photo is from Feb 1945, during of these occasions, at Ruby Foo's location in Providence, RI.