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    • J.M. WHITE, 1878 - 1886.

    • J.M. WHITE, 1878 - 1886.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • J.M. WHITE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (312.7 ft. x 47.9 ft. x 11.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1878. Owned by Greenville & New Orleans Packet Co., J.M. WHITE operated on the lower Mississippi River. The 276th boat built at Howard,...
    • ROB'T E. LEE (Way #4778), 1876 - 1885.

    • ROB'T E. LEE (Way #4778), 1876 - 1885.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778), a side-wheel packet with wood hull (315 ft. x 48.5 ft. x 10.5 ft. (305,48,10?)), was built at Howard in 1876. Owned by Capt. John W. Cannon, ROB'T. E. LEE (Way #4778) operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans...
    • NEW SHALLCROSS, 1878 - 1891.

    • NEW SHALLCROSS, 1878 - 1891.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • NEW SHALLCROSS tied to the snow covered bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. NEW SHALLCROSS, a side-wheel ferry with wood hull (160 ft. x 36.9 ft. x 6.1 ft.), was built at Howard in 1878. Owned by Louisville & Jeffersonville Ferry...
    • ED RICHARDSON, circa 1884.

    • ED RICHARDSON, circa 1884.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • ED RICHARDSON tied to a river bank. ED RICHARDSON, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (309 ft. x 49 ft. x 12 ft.), was built in 1878 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Capt. John W. Cannon, she operated on...
    • KATIE, circa 1871.

    • KATIE, circa 1871.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Stern and starboard side of KATIE, tied to the bank of a river. KATIE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (284 ft. x 43 ft. x 8.7 ft.), was built in 1871 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. KATIE operated on the lower...
    • Eli H. Brown.

    • Eli H. Brown.

    • Lawyers; Portraits

    • Eli H. Brown was born in Meade County, Kentucky, in 1841. He was educated at the academy of Hawesville, Kentucky, in Hancock County, He read law with George W. Williams and in 1862 joined the Hancock County bar. Brown was soon elected City Judge...
    • Jno. G. Simrall.

    • Jno. G. Simrall.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • John Graham Simrall was born in Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1840. He graduated from Centre College at age 17, ranked second in his class. Too young to read law, his father placed him under the tutorship of Judge George Robertson, of Lexington, who...
    • Wilbur F. Browder.

    • Wilbur F. Browder.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • Wilbur Fisk Browder was born in Clarksville, Tenn., in 1848, but was chiefly reared in Montgomery, Ala. When sixteen years old, he entered the Randolph Macon College, of Virginia, attending one year, before transferring to the University of...
    • Helena Modjeska, circa 1892.

    • Helena Modjeska, circa 1892.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes

    • Character portrait of Helena Modjeska wearing a tam and jacket, possibly costumed for a role as a male. Born October 12, 1840 in Cracow, Poland, Mme. Modjeska was a leading Polish actress who became even more famous after emigrating to the United...
    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of performer Effie Ellsler wearing a dress with a v-shaped neck. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 17, 1855, she married Frank Weston and starred in ten productions at Macauley's Theatre between March 1878 and January 1901. She died...
    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of performer Effie Ellsler seated, wearing a dress and apron and holding a basket on her lap and something in each hand, possibly a knife and peeled potato. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 17, 1855, she married...
    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of performer Effie Ellsler leaning against a chair, wearing a long dark dress and white apron, and holding a pair of men's boots in her left hand. The chair is beside a table with white tablecloth, and a man's suit...
    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Effie Ellsler.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of performer Effie Ellsler wearing a hat topped by a bird and feathers and a dress with pleated, buttoned bodice. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 17, 1855, Ellsler married Frank Weston and starred in ten productions at Macauley's...
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