I purchased in Fremont, CA the subject undated studio portrait of a young woman taken by W. F. Webster, Oshkosh,WI (photographer active in Oshkosh 1880).It is identified/signed on the back of the mount in period ink handwriting:
"Ida Gordon You friend. Fond du Lac Wis."
This individual appears in Public Member Trees posted on ancestry.com. She is listed in the 1860 and 1870 U.S. Census data for Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., WI; the 1880 Census data for Green Bay (resided on Main Street), Brown Co., WI; the 1900 U.S. Census data for Green Bay (resided at 401 ? Street), Brown Co., WI; the 1905 Wisconsin State Census data for Green Bay, Brown Co., WI; and the 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. Census data for Green Bay (resided at 401 Crooks Street), Brown Co., WI.
Ida M. Gordon, born May 1852 in WI, died 7 Jan 1939 in Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, was the daughter of Cartier Zacharias Gordon (1828-1904) and Mary Martin Thompson (1828-1904). On 20 Dec 1882, Ida married a hardware merchant, Willian D. Cooke (1854-1939).The couple had one child, Gordon Cooke (-1888).
Before she married, Ida was employed as a school teacher.At the time of the 1905 and 1910 enumerations, she served as state treasurer for women's temperance.