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Title Arthur Hyatt Allen
Catalog Number P2012.86.49
Accession number 2012.86
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
Description Gelatin print on postcard of Arthur Hyatt Allen.
Date circa 1913
People Allen, Arthur H.
Subjects Streetscene
Male
Main Street
Storefronts
Telegraph offices
Photographer Viall, Edgar W.
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Fox
Catalog date 2013-02-12
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor view of Arthur Hyatt Allen crossing Main Street to the east near the intersection of Algoma. The Continental Clothing Co, and the Chicago Fruit store are behind him.
Arthur Hyatt Allen was born in Janesville, Wisconsin, November 7, 1856. He married Alice Maude Williams in Oshkosh on December 15, 1886 and they had two sons, Addison Allen and Richard Allen. Mr. Allen worked for the Western Union Telegraph Co. his entire life. He started at the company in 1872 as a messenger boy and at Oshkosh in 1881. He retired in 1929 as manager. He died in Oshkosh July 2, 1936.
Orig/copy Original