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Edwin F. Atkins

Edwin F. Atkins Photograph
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In this photograph, taken in 1923, Edwin Atkins is sitting in the gardens at Soledad, wearing a black armband on his left arm.  Earlier that year, his second son, Edwin F. Atkins, Jr., and two of his grandchildren, were killed in a plane crash off Key West, Fla. Atkins is probably wearing the armband in memory of their deaths.