Notes on Ruth Fuller Field (“Mary Casal”) — Pioneering Lesbian Autobiographer

Ruth Fuller Field, photo from The Attainment of Womanly Beauty of Form and Features, p. 31.
Ruth Fuller Field, photo from The Attainment of Womanly Beauty of Form and Features, p. 31. Source

Ruth Fuller Field Timeline

Ruth’s 1908 signature from the Certificate of Registration of American Citizen at the American Consulate-General in Paris.
Ruth’s 1908 signature from the Certificate of Registration of American Citizen at the American Consulate-General in Paris (link).
The Margaret Louisa Home, where Ruth and Emma have their meet-cute.
The Margaret Louisa Home, where Ruth and Emma have their meet-cute.
The Margaret Louisa Home, where Ruth and Emma have their meet-cute (source).
Emma Elizabeth Altman, The St. Louis Republic, March 20, 1904, PART III, Image 34
Emma Elizabeth Altman, The St. Louis Republic, March 20, 1904, PART III, Image 34
Emma Elizabeth Altman, The St. Louis Republic, March 20, 1904, PART III, Image 34. Source
The Incarnation Fresh Air and Convalescent Home where Ruth Fuller Field worked in the early 1910s.
The Incarnation Fresh Air and Convalescent Home where Ruth Fuller Field worked in the early 1910s.
The Incarnation Fresh Air and Convalescent Home where Ruth Fuller Field worked in the early 1910s, from History of the Parish of the incarnation, New York City, 1852–1912 (source).
Emma Elizabeth Altman, photograph and signature from 1916 passport application. She claims to have been living in Paris for t
Emma Elizabeth Altman, photograph and signature from 1916 passport application. She claims to have been living in Paris for t
Emma Elizabeth Altman, photograph and signature from 1916 passport application. She claims to have been living in Paris for the last eight years. (link)

Important People in Ruth’s Life

Uncle George’s studio in Deerfield, from Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Volume 34.
Uncle George’s studio in Deerfield, from Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Volume 34 (source)
Emma Elizabeth Altman, aka Juno. Evening journal. [volume], April 22, 1904, Page 2, Image 2.
Emma Elizabeth Altman, aka Juno. Evening journal. [volume], April 22, 1904, Page 2, Image 2.
Emma Elizabeth Altman, aka Juno. Evening journal, April 22, 1904, Page 2, Image 2. Source
From The South Wales Echo — Friday 03 February 1888, Glamorgan, Wales.

Still unidentified

Tradutor inglês-português. Autor de livros de idioma. Libertário. Pai. Marido. Não nessa ordem.

Tradutor inglês-português. Autor de livros de idioma. Libertário. Pai. Marido. Não nessa ordem.