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Catalog Number 1959.004.0032
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black and white photo with white border of a large man named Watermelon Jim and his wife.

Note on back of photo: "Watermelon Jim and Wife (1940).

From Notes on Photographs:
"Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)"
Photo: Group 4 No. 32: "Watermelon Jim and wife (Yakima). about 1940."

According to Virginia Beavert, the man in photo is Watermelon George.
Date c. 1940-c. 1940
Collection Grace C. Wenzel Collection
Provenance From original Accession Record: "Early day photos. Some taken by Mrs. Wenzel, some are copies of early photographs. Taken over a period of years."
Source Wenzel, Grace C.
People Wenzel, Grace C.
Jim, Watermelon
Jim, Mrs. Watermelon