Nackie Scripps poses with five of the six children from her marriage to E.W. Scripps. Standing left, James George, 10, and right, John Paul, 8. Seated left is Edward Willis Mclean, 5, who died three summers later. Seated right is Dorothy Blair "Dolla" 6. In mother's lap is Robert Paine, about 6 months old. Their sixth child, Nackey Elizabeth, was not born until May 1898.
Photos documenting the Scripps family were donated by Vance Trimble to the E.W. Scripps Archive with the permission of the Scripps family members from whom they were gathered. Research materials and the manuscript for The Astonishing Mr. Scripps: The Turbulent Life of America's Penny Press Lord (1992) can be found in MSS 119, The Vance H. Trimble Collection.