Photograph of Cornelia Vest at Graduation


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Photograph of Cornelia Vest at Graduation from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Photograph of Cornelia Vest at Graduation. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Photograph of Cornelia Vest at Graduation is a picture, with genre photograph and portraits. Its dimensions are 3.75 in. x 2.81 in..

It was created in 1904.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor. Columbus Studio is the Photographer.

This pictured shows the profile of Cornelia Vest at the time of her graduation from Worthington High School in 1904. Cornelia was the third daughter of Winfield and Cornelia Vest. She married Samuel Ellis Corbin in 1906.

According to an oral history, as a young girl Cornelia would go uptown to get the evening paper and kept seeing Sam Corbin, who worked as an undertaker with Frank Goble. They met at a dance at Van Loon's hotel, the Hotel Central (now known as the Worthington Inn). The couple's first date was to take the Columbus, Delaware and Marion Interurban to Glenmary Park.

As an adult, Cornelia was an active member of the Worthington community. She bought the Worthington Inn in 1936 and was a member and former organist of Worthington United Methodist Church as well as a trustee of the Worthington Library. She was also made an honorary life member of the Worthington Historical Society.

It covers the topics students and graduations.

It features the person Cornelia Corbin (née Vest), 1886-1978.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 02-G-261.39.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1263.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 27, 2021.