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 […]
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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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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 […]
Circa 1938 Mrs Thomas Edison Sloane Sort of , kind of famous by being married to the grandson of Thomas Edison the American inventor.