I knew this was Leora Goff but had no idea how old she was. Then I noticed this very faint mark in the lower right. I could make out that it was from Audubon!
According to Leora’s memoirs, they moved “in March of 1906 to farm eight miles east and a little north of Audubon.” They “walked to school one and a quarter mile north, and to Sunday School at Melville Center south.”
She completed 8th grade while there. Her father wouldn’t let his oldest children go on to high school, instead expecting them to work hard on the farm with their folks.
I finally made out the name Frazier’s Studio, and asked on the Historic Audubon County Facebook page whether anyone knew any history of the man.
From Jackie King: “Joseph Franklin Frazier was apparently well traveled. He was born in Ohio in 1866, married in Kansas. Not sure when he showed up in Audubon but he was still there in 1910. By 1920 he was a photographer in Kansas City, and he died on March 30, 1940 in Independence, Missouri where he is buried. He had two daughters, Ethel and Frances, who spent at least some of their youth in Audubon.”