Seeker of Light and Shadow

July 1, 1988

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Summer 1988, Volume 34, Number 3
Thomas L. Scharf, Editor

The family of photographer Lou Adelaide Bigelow  
Cover photo: The family of photographer Lou Adelaide Bigelow in St. Joseph, Missouri, 1905: left to right, Lyman, Herbert, Ada, Lou and her mother Ada D. Bigelow. Lou moved to to San Diego in 1915 and set up her studio in nearby Coronado. She was later joined by her parents in 1917 who assisted her with the business. Photo courtesy of the author.

All of the following Lou Bigelow photos are from the 1921 San Diego Union with captions taken from the accompanying newspaper articles.

MRS. C. STERLING JUDSON  
MRS. C. STERLING JUDSON
who is noted for her delightful and artistic entertainments

MISS ROBERTA LEWIS  
MISS ROBERTA LEWIS
of St. Louis who will appear in a stunning costume at the Chinese Ball at the Hotel del Coronado

MRS. JOSEPH H. PENDLETON  
MRS. JOSEPH H. PENDLETON
One of the charming hostesses of the Coronado Country Club Teas

Pretty niece of Mrs. Calvin Bertolette  
Pretty niece of Mrs. Calvin Bertolette
who is here from Chicago visiting her aunt.

FREDA EUNICE IONE SMITH  
FREDA EUNICE IONE SMITH
popular little Coronado dancer

MRS. HENRY C. MUSTIN  
MRS. HENRY C. MUSTIN
who has been popular in the naval set of Coronado and Washington where she will go shortly to join Capt. Mustin

MRS. P. VICTOR MORGAN  
MRS. P. VICTOR MORGAN
who is acknowledged to be one of San Diego’s most beautiful young matrons

MRS. CHARLES LONDSTRETH  
MRS. CHARLES LONDSTRETH
of Philadelphia, who, with her husband is at the Hotel del Coronado

 
Back cover: MRS GEORGE P. FULLER
Of San Francisco who has spent the Winter at the Hotel del Coronado

San Diego Union, May7, 1921.
Photo by Lou Bigelow