Museum the New Llano Colony

Bobby Richter


Family Information: Son of Elsie and Adolph Richter.

Brother of Elsie, Sophie, Billie, Bertha, Fred (Bud) and Juanita Richter. The three eldest children were not colonists.  


Pre-Colony History: He arrived on the bus from Chicago with mother Elsie and siblings Bertha and Juanita in November of 1933. Their father arrived with a huge furniture van two hours later.  

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Job in Colony:  

Other Info: He appeared in several productions at the colony theater. Celebrated his sixth birthday at the colony.  

Post-Colony History: Left the colony in May, 1935 -- he traveled to Chicago with his mother, Elsie, while his father had left several days earlier with Juanita (Bertha and Fred having already departed).  


Sources: Handwritten Memoirs of Elsie Richter; "Llano Colonist": November 4, 1933, May 25, 1935  


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