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Oshkosh B'Gosh Excursion

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Description Panoramic print of an Oshkosh B'Gosh Excursion
Year Range from 1916
Year range to 1919
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Panoramic view of an Oshkosh B'Gosh steamboat excursion to Fremont, Wisconsin. The employees are gathered in front and on the decks of the "Leander Choate". Owner, James G. Clark is the older man seated at far left. William Pollack is standing at far left.
The second Leander Choate was built at Oshkosh in 1908 for the Oshkosh Steamboat Co. as a excursion boat, it was 126" long and 30' wide. It was captained by Mike Golden. In 1922 the Choate was rebuilt as the Valley Queen and continued as a excursion boat until it also was destroyed by fire November 10, 1922.
Object ID P2002.3.74
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Clark, James G.
Pollack, William E.
Place Fremont, WI
Print size 6.5" x 24"
Subjects Panoramic photographs
Panoramic views
Steamboats
Steamboat Leander Choate
Rivers
Wolf River
Excursions
Women Factory Workers
Oshkosh B'Gosh
Oshkosh B'Gosh
Bridges
Title Oshkosh B'Gosh Excursion
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