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    • Otis Skinner, circa 1897.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of Otis Skinner as he approaches middle age. His curly, middle-parted hair is graying at the temples. He wears a bow tie and worsted wool vest and jacket. Skinner, an actor, director, writer, and producer, was born June 28, 1858 in...
    • Maxine Elliott, circa 1897.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of Maxine Elliott seated on a bench before an outdoor backdrop, wearing a hat with flowers and dress with puffy sleeves. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland,...
    • Maxine Elliott 1897.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed three-quarter length character portrait of Maxine Elliott with her hair down, wearing a white cotton tunic. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868. She debuted...
    • Maxine Elliott.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of right profile of Maxine Elliott. Actress, producer, and theatre owner Maxine Elliott was born Jessie Dermot in Rockland, Maine on February 5, 1868. She debuted on stage in 1890, taking the stage name Maxine Elliott. She...
    • SUNRISE, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • SUNRISE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (180 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Vicksburg. SUNRISE burned at New Orleans, Louisiana on...
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, 1897.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, a side-wheel ferry with steel hull (170 ft. x 48 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, the ferry operated in the St. Louis area initially and, after being sold to Falls City Ferry...
    • ROBERT E. LEE (Way #4779), 1897.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ROBERT E. LEE (Way #4779), a side-wheel packet with wood hull (245 ft. x 43 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, Tennessee, ROBERT E. LEE operated in the Memphis and Ashport area. This boat was named for...
    • COL. G.L. GILLESPIE, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port quarter of COL. G.L. GILLESPIE, almost complete, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. COL. G.L. GILLESPIE, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (110 ft. x 25 ft. x 3 ft.), was built in 1897. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in...
    • TENNESSEE (Way #5339), 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • TENNESSEE (Way #5339), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 32 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., TENNESSEE) operated on the Tennessee and Ohio Rivers between Nashville, Tennessee...
    • CHISCA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CHISCA, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Mississippi River Commission, CHISCA operated on the lower Mississippi River in the Memphis area. Her wood hull was replaced with a steel...
    • ELECTRA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of ELECTRA, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ELECTRA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, ELECTRA operated on...
    • HENRY C. HAARSTICK, 1897.

    • Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Tugboat HENRY C. HAARSTICK, complete, at the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. HENRY C. HAARSTICK, a steam propelled tugboat with steel hull (115 ft. x 22 ft. x 8.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by St. Louis & Mississippi Valley...
    • DOLPHIN No. 3, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • DOLPHIN No.3, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (155 ft. x 32 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Dolphin Transportation Co., DOLPHIN No.3 operated in the St. Louis area. She was renamed HARRY ANDERSON (Way #T1046) in 1916 and...
    • JIM T. DUFFY, JR., 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • JIM T. DUFFY, JR., a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (120 ft. x 26 ft. x 3.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Ayer & Lord Tie Co. in Paducah, Kentucky, JIM T. DUFFY, JR. operated in the Paducah area. JIM T. DUFFY, JR. was sold to...

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