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Title Edwin H. Adams, Jr
Catalog Number P2000.6.297
Accession number 5261
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Description Glass-plate negative and copy print of Edwin H. Adams, Jr.
Date ca 1902
People Adams, Edwin Haskell, Jr.
Subjects Portrait Photographs
Children
Boys
Children eating & drinking
Porches
Washing machines
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Laura Adams
Catalog date 2012-12-18
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 21932
Notes Candid outdoor view of a boy, Probably Edwin H. Haskell, Jr. ) eating from a mixing bowl. A hand operated washing machie is behind him on the porch.
Donald Mericle Adams was born on October 2, 1893 in Neenah, WI, the son of Edwin H. and Alice Mericle Adams. The family moved to Twin Falls, Idaho prior to 1909. He married Ruby Helmer and the couple had two sons: Charles H. and Jack Mericle Adams. Donald spent most of his life farming in Hazelton, Idaho. He died at Los Gatos, Santa Clara, Califonia on February 19, 1976.
Dorthy Kent Adams was born on October 26, 1896 in Neenah, WI, the daughter of Edwin H. and Alice Mericle Adams. The family moved to Twin Falls, Idaho prior to 1909. She was first married to Lee C. Graybeal on October 13, 1920. The couple had one daughter, Florence Graybeal at Burley, Cassia County, Idaho. The couple divorced abought 1925 and she then married Parker Olen Pugh in 1926. They do not appear to have had any children together. In 1930 they were living in Pinole, Contra Costa, California, with her daughter Florence. She died in California on October 19, 1934 at the age of 37. After her death her daughter Florence was raised by her parents.
Edwin H. Adams, Jr. was born on July 9, 1900 in Neenah, WI, the son of Edwin H. and Alice Mericle Adams. The family moved to Twin Falls, Idaho prior to 1909. He moved to Pinole, Califonia and was living with his sister Dorothy and her second husband in 1930 and working for a construction company. He married his wife Gladys about 1931 and the couple had a daughter, Carla Jean in 1932. By 1940 they had moved to San Jose where Edwin continued working construction. He died on December 22, 1979 in Santa Clara, California.
Orig/copy Original