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Title Miriam Chapin Phillips
Catalog Number P2010.75.6
Accession number 2010.75
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Gelatin print on cardstock of Miriam Chapin Phillips.
Date circa 1914
People Phillips, Miriam Chapin
Subjects Portrait photographs
Female
Dancers
Teachers
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Pierce
Catalog date 2010-09-20
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view of Miriam Chapin Phillips
Miriam Chapin Phillips was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on June 3, 1894, the daughter of Milton C. and Marcia H. Eastman Phillips. her mother died in 1912, which is also the last year the family is listed in the Oshkosh City Directory. Miriam's father died in Chicago in 1916. Miriam graduated from Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and became a dance teacher. She worked in Chicago and Dayton, before settling in Minneapolis, Minnesota prior to 1930, where she ran the "Joy Studio". During the 1930s, she was instrumental in organizing the Norwegian Elkhound Association of America. She died in Minneapolis on October 18, 1978.
Orig/copy Original