People of Brookline

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Miriam Gratz Clay, 1886
1873 - 1949; parents: Thomas Hart Clay Jr. and Annie Gratz; married, 1905, Dr. William Cogswell (Harvard College, 1894); lived on Walley Ave. (now called Upland Ave.) .

Older sister of Annie who is also featured in this album. A descendant of generations of prominent Kentucky families and a direct descendant of Henry Clay, former Speaker of the House and Senator from Kentucky. Her family spent a few years living in Brookline on Walley Ave. (now called Upland Ave.) when her father was the Boston editor of The Youth's Companion, published by Edward Stanwood, father of this album's creator.