EXCERPTS FROM THE NEW YORK SOCIAL DIARY Evander Berry Wall: King of the Dudes “There is one colorful society leader who, if he were around today, surely would have thought he had died and gone to heaven had he been in New York last week. Social arbiter, international clotheshorse, and legendary lover of […]
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It is amazing how many of the rich and famous... from silent films, to politics, and socialites adored their chows. The breed was quite the status symbol in America from the turn of the century through the 1940's and many stars even showed chows.
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A 1930s chow photo sets me off on an incredible journey to track down his origin. The path leads to a little chow puppy named Vee Dol ,the Graf Zeppelin, and the famous Steiff toy factory of Germany ~Sandra Miller Every once in a while one of the photos in my collection stops me in […]
TREASURE ALERT-A NEW/OLD PHOTO OF “BOB” ! Leslies Weekly magazine ” DEWEY NUMBER” CIRCA 1899 In this huge publication I spied what I was searching for and purchased the entire magazine to save this image for the archives. Onboard the USS Olympia, Admiral Dewey’s crew are keeping busy while the Admiral’s chow mascot “Bob” looks […]