Issued August 4, 1912
R Ford Harper is the name used by Ruth Helprin Hammerslough.
She was born in Washington, DC in September 1883. In 1902 and 1905 she spent three months in Europe where she was a student of William Mer
ritt Chase. She married Alexander Hammerslough in 1906 and they lives in New York City where she does illustrations for magazines and books.