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Herbert W. Griswold from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Herbert W. Griswold. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created in 1886.
This is a childhood photograph of Herbert Worthington Griswold (b. March 7, 1882 d. July 2, 1956). He is clothed in a dress or kilt with a jacket decorated with lace, as made famous in "Little Lord Fauntleroy", a popular book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Boys often did not wear trousers or pants until they were older. They wore dresses or kilts as did their sisters. The hightop button shoes and heels, combined with stockings, complete the costume.
Herbert W. Griswold, great grandson of Worthington pioneer Ezra Griswold grew up to serve the public as a fire fighter. He was appointed to the position of Sharon Township Fire Chief on April 3, 1928.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 98-G-249C. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0614.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 98-G-249C.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0614.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 22, 2002. It was last updated January 9, 2020.