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The Love Letters
Spring 2009
In 1907, Othello had no high school, so Xerpha Mae McCulloch '30 traveled 50 miles to Ritzville to finish school. There she met, and fell in love with, Edward Gaines, a few years her senior. The recent gift to Washington State University of her steamer trunk reveals the life of a woman whose story is not only threaded through the University's, but also through the story of agriculture in Washington State.
Categories: Memoirs, WSU history, Agriculture
Tags: WSU staff, Xerpha Gaines, Botany