Eddie W. Foote memoirsCreation: 1876
Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) was a correspondent for Hartford and Springfield newspapers. In 1876, he visited the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia, after which he wrote a memoir about it as well as a visit to Newport.
- Creation: 1876
Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) was a correspondent for Hartford and Springfield newspapers.
Edmund Warner Foote was born in Middlebury, Vermont, the son of Edmund Noble Foote (1833-1920) and Harriett S. Sowell (1830-1903). Foote moved to Rockville, Connecticut, about 1875, and was in the jewelry and shoe business. Additionally, he worked as a news reporter for Hartford and Springfield newspapers, including the "Springfield Republican."
Scope and Contents
Two memoirs were written by Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) of Rockville, Connecticut. The first memoir recounts his visit to the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia in 1876. The second memoir is entitled "A day at Newport." Both are contained in a single volume.
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- Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) (Organization)
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