Portrait - Joseph James Freeborn

Name/Title: Portrait - Joseph James Freeborn
Date: [1930]

Item consists of a black and white photographic copy print depicting a portrait of Joseph James Freeborn in the process of sharpening scissors.

From the Woodhouse Family History Collection : Joseph James Freeborn (1868-1945) was the son of Edward and Priscilla Freeborn. Worked at Bertram’s from 1880-1920. Woodhouse states “He was a pleasant, inoffensive, rather withdrawn character who roamed the country and city on foot 1921 to (his) death sharpening knives and scissors. His body was found in ditch #5 Hwy 10/9/1945 maybe hit and run, maybe slipped and fell.”

Object Number: P-3860
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