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The Purdue Boys, 1889


Description
Mystery Question:
Can you identify the other 3 boys?
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Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photo of the "Purdue boys" featuring (front row - from left to right): Jim, Art, Bob and George.

The boys in the back have not been identified, but according to the census there were 7 or 8 sons in this large family. The youngest child in this photo (Art) was identified thanks to the 1891 census.

Jim (front row, far left) worked for the Grand Trunk Railway. Note that he is wearing a railway watch.
Notes:
Condition: Copy - paper is good but original must have faded.
Date of Original:
1889
Date Of Event:
1889
Dimensions:
Width: 12.7 cm
Height: 17.7 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 11.4cm
Image Height: 16.4cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2122ph
Collection:
St. Marys Museum archives
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Brian Massey, 1993
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"The Purdue Boys." St. Marys Museum, 2122ph.
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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The Purdue Boys, 1889


Photo of the "Purdue boys" featuring (front row - from left to right): Jim, Art, Bob and George.

The boys in the back have not been identified, but according to the census there were 7 or 8 sons in this large family. The youngest child in this photo (Art) was identified thanks to the 1891 census.

Jim (front row, far left) worked for the Grand Trunk Railway. Note that he is wearing a railway watch.