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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

Edward G. Powers

BIO316-POWERS, EDWARD G, JUNE, 1908.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Edward G. Powers

Subject

Biography
Edward G. Powers
Photo File: Biography
Horses
J. K. Stafford Negative
Patron of the Arts
Decatur, IL.

Description

Photograph of Edward G. Powers on horseback. Edward died in 1950 at the age of 89, rides one of the several horses his family always kept when this picture was taken in June, 1908. Although there were motor cars in Decatur in that year, the horse still was important for transportation and work. Mr. Powers devoted his life to his interests in drama, music, opera painting, and people. Print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in the possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in 1954 --recovered from Stafford attic in July 1953.

Creator

J. K. Stafford

Source

Photo File: Biography - Powers, Edward G.

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

June 1908

Contributor

Edward G. Powers

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO316 goes with BIO317, BIO318, BIO319.

Coverage

Biography, Edward G. Powers, Photo File: Biography, Horses, Drama, Music, Opera Painting, People, J K. Stafford Photo, Mr. & Mrs. Jack French, Cerro Gordo, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Citation

J. K. Stafford, “Edward G. Powers,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 21, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2312.