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Photograph of Mrs Gaunt, Ebenezer Howard, Miss Bates and an unknown German Lady.

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Photograph of Ebenezer Howard, Mrs Gaunt, Miss Bates and an unknown German Lady (identifications made by someone annotating the library card mount). Location identified as Letchworth Garden City due to the houses in the background. Presumably Ebenezer Howard is conducting a tour of the town for a visitor. circa 1910

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Kate Gaunt came to Letchworth, with her husband William, in 1905. Gaunt was a member of the Letchworth Urban District Council from its formation in 1919, until 1923. She was also a member of the Board of Guardians Committee for 25 years and was President of the Hitchin Division Constitutional Association (Letchworth Branch). Gaunt was made a Justice of the Peace in 1921, and regularly sat on the Letchworth bench. She also was a founder and active supporter of the Letchworth Girls Club. At her passing A W Brunt said “Mrs Gaunt was one in whom was all the virtues of a Good Samaritan"

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Howard, Ebenezer
Bates, Miss Edith
Gaunt, Mrs Kate
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