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    • JENNIE BARBOUR, 1905.

    • JENNIE BARBOUR, 1905.

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

    • JENNIE BARBOUR, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (110 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1905. Owned by C. A. Barbour, JENNIE BARBOUR operated in the Bayou Teche in Louisiana initially and then in the Houston area. JENNIE BARBOUR...
    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

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

    • AMERICA (Way #240), a sternwheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1898 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Capt. LaVerrier Cooley, AMERICA operated on the Ouachita River from...
    • PETERS LEE, 1899.

    • PETERS LEE, 1899.

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

    • PETERS LEE in the Ohio River after launch at Howard Shipyard. A tugboat is ready to catch her. PETERS LEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (220 ft. x 42 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1899. Owned by Lee Line in Memphis, Tennessee, PETERS...
    • COLUMBIA (Way #1251).

    • COLUMBIA (Way #1251).

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

    • COLUMBIA (Way #1251), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Carter Packet Company in New Orleans, she operated on the Red River and in the New Orleans-Upper Bends area. She sank near...
    • HANDY, 1903 - 1904.

    • HANDY, 1903 - 1904.

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

    • HANDY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (110 ft. x 22 ft. x 3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903-04. She operated in the Monroe, Louisiana area until she was lost in a storm in September, 1909.
    • R. DUNBAR, 1895.

    • R. DUNBAR, 1895.

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

    • R. DUNBAR, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (160 ft. x 29.4 ft. x 6.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by Ryman Line in Nashville, Tennessee, R. DUNBAR operated on the upper Cumberland River until 1918 when she was sold to Liberty Line,...
    • ROBERTA, 1903.

    • ROBERTA, 1903.

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

    • ROBERTA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (138 ft. x 28 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Monroe Navigation Co., ROBERTA operated on the lower Mississippi River, hauling cotton from the Ouachita River to New Orleans. She hit...
    • HYACINTH, 1922.

    • HYACINTH, 1922.

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

    • HYACINTH, a stern wheel towboat with a wood hull (102.5 ft. x 28 ft. x 2.5 ft.) was originally built in Patterson, Louisiana for U.S. Engiineers in the New Orleans district. Howard built this new hull (119 ft. x 23 ft. x 5 ft.) for her in 1922-1923.
    • Frank W. Morancy.

    • Frank W. Morancy.

    • Lawyers; Municipal officials; Portraits

    • Frank William Morancy was born in Madison Parish, Louisiana, in 1858. His father Francis E. Morancy was a prosperous cotton planter who was also learned in both law and medicine. The family was descended from French settlers to the island of...
    • Oscar Turner.

    • Oscar Turner.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits

    • Oscar Turner was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1825 and moved with his parents to Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1826. He graduated from the law department of Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, in 1847 and was admitted to the Kentucky...
    • E. H. Sothern.

    • E. H. Sothern.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of Edward Hugh (E. H.) Sothern with hair parted on the side, wearing a wool suit with bow tie, and seated in a chair with ornately-carved back and arms. Sothern, an actor, producer, writer, and director, was born December 6, 1859 in New...
    • Minnie Maddern.

    • Minnie Maddern.

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

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of American actress and director Minnie Maddern Fiske leaning against a rock formation, in front of a backdrop of a body of water, wearing an ermine-trimmed robe and holding a black hat in her hand. Born...
    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Minnie Palmer.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Character portrait of actress Minnie Palmer with bangs peeking out from underneath hat. She wears a blouse with lace trim, fastened with a white bow and a brooch. Palmer was born circa 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died May 21, 1936 in...
    • R. D. McLean.

    • R. D. McLean.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes

    • Character portrait of left profile of performer R. D. McLean, with his hair powdered, and wearing a toga. Born March 7, 1859 in New Orleans, Louisiana, McLean and his wife, fellow actor Marie Prescott, toured together until Prescott's death in the...
    • E. H. Sothern. "The Maister of Woodbarrow".

    • E. H. Sothern. "The Maister of Woodbarrow".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Theatrical productions; Actors; Actresses; Men; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Montage of seven photos of scene from Jerome K. Jerome's "Maister of Woodbarrow" play featuring Edward Hugh (E. H.) Sothern, which was performed at Macauley's Theatre in February 1891. Sothern, an actor, producer, writer, and director,...
    • Robert Edeson.

    • Robert Edeson.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of right profile of performer, director, and writer Robert Edeson wearing a checked suit jacket and white tie with stickpin. Edeson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 3, 1868; performed at Macauley's Theatre in "Soldiers of...
    • Mrs. Fiske. Mary of Magdala.

    • Mrs. Fiske. Mary of Magdala.

    • Portraits; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Color lithograph of American actress and director Minnie Maddern Fiske in the role of Mary of Magdala. She wears regal robes of gold with a crown, and sits on a throne holding a scepter. The background of the drawing is of blue tile with various...
    • May Waldron.

    • May Waldron.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of right profile of May Waldron's head and neck, with her hair pulled back into a chignon and wearing a necklace. The actress May Waldron, also known as Mrs. Stuart Robson, was born December 1, 1868 in Ontario, Canada, and died December...
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