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Title William H. Huntington & Fiends
Catalog Number P2004.34.10
Object Name Tintype
Description Eighth plate tintype of William H. Huntington & Fiends.
Date 1882-1886
People Huntington, William H.
Freeman, Harriet
Huntington, Harriet Freeman
Subjects Group Photographs
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection William H. Huntington
Catalog date 2004-06-10
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Tin/Photographic Emulsion/Varnish
Notes Half seated view of William H. Huntington (center) and four women. The woman right of Huntington is his future wife, Harriet Freeman.
William H. Huntington was born in Wisconsin in March 1858. He first appears in the Oshkosh City Directories in 1883 as a clerk in Richard Guenther's Pharmacy. In 1891 he began working as a book keeper for C. C. Paige and eventually became the Secretary for the Oshkosh Electric Light & Power Company from 1895-1903. He married Harriet Freeman on June 6, 1888 in Winnebago, County. He is listed as residing in Berlin Wisconsin with his wife and as a bookkeepper in a flour mill in 1910. He is still living there in 1920 with no occupation. By 1930 they had moved in with his father-in-law, Denton Freeman, in Oshkosh and he is listed as an invlaid. He died in Oshkosh on May 20, 1933.
Orig/copy Original