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Title Oscar J. Hardy
Catalog Number P2001.45.11
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description gelatin print on paper of Oscar J. Hardy.
MARKS: Garrett/Oshkosh
Date 1918-1918
People Hardy, Oscar J.
Subjects Portrait photographs
Business people
Oshkosh Daily Northwestern
Oshkosh Motor Truck Manufacturing Company
Oshkosh National Bank
Photographer Garrett, Eugene
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Oscar J. Hardy
Catalog date 2001-11-26
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Half seated view portrait of Oscar J. Hardy. He is wearing a dark double-breasted coat, dark tie, white shirt, and white collar. Taken at the same time as P2001.45.10 and identical to P2001.45.12{Oscar J. Hardy was born July 4, 1874 in Oshkosh. He began working for the Daily Northwestern as a carrier when he was a boy; became director of news carriers; promoted to business office; 1897 promoted to business manager; promoted to general manager while Colonel Hicks was serving as Minister to Peru and Chile; 1917 became trustee for Hicks' estate; March 23, 1914 married Gertrude Weidner; two daughters Susan Hardy Haeney and Doris Hardy Schwalm; Director Oshkosh National Bank; President Oshkosh Motor Truck, Incorporated; and died in 1951 at Mercy Hospital.
Orig/copy Original