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Farm life photograph album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16301

Scope and Contents

The Farm Life photograph album (1910s; 0.2 cubic feet) depicts many children and family members with farm animals, mostly horses, but cats, dogs, chickens, and one elephant also appear in the images.

One image depicts a horse wearing a covering labeled "Tom Mix's Tony". This is presumably Tony the Wonder Horse, the famous film companion of silent-film western star Tom Mix.

Another image contains a street sign suggesting that this farm may have been located on or near Paulney Road in Cheshire, Connecticut.

Dates

  • 1910s

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Biographical Note

The family depicted in this album is unidentified, though they likely lived in Connecticut and had some connection to the silent-film actor Tom Mix. Tom Mix was an early star of silent westerns.

Source: Materials within collection.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Title
Farm life photograph album
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
11 March 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States