Write It! - Day 28 | Captain Shorey and Family 1989

Day 28 Black History Month Write It! Series *Photo of the Day*


Portrait of Captain T. Shorey with wife Julia Ann and their daughters Zenobia and Victoria in Oakland, CA 1898. William T. Shorey was a skilled late 19th-century American whaling ship captain.



This opulent portrait only gives us a hint at the lifestyle the Shorey family led. The achievements of Captain Shorey and the prominent background of his wife Julia Ann Shelton would make for an awesome film or series.


Additional Links

African American Registry Page - https://goo.gl/orXud5

Shorey Black Past Page - https://goo.gl/7PoJrZ

Wiki Page - https://goo.gl/VPTBC3

Shorey Family on the United States Census, 1900 - https://goo.gl/aciH51

William Thomas Shorey California County Naturalization Record - https://goo.gl/jgKyGg


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