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Catalog Number 2000.001.0015
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Sepia tone photograph of a man and woman. Photo shaded white almost up to the breastbone.
Man at left is dressed in a three piece suit, white shirt and dark full four-hand tie. The buttons on his lapelled vest appear to be metal. He has short dark hair combed straight back with the top being a bit curly. He is also has a slightly graying mustache and beard. He is unsmiling.

Woman also unsmiling and she is seated a bit forward of his husband. Her hair is dark and pulled straight down from a center part. Her dress is dark and appears to be a ruffled blouse and jacket which has ruffled lapels. The sleeves also carry five ruffles above the elbow.
Number of images 1
Date ca 1880
Photographer Stout, G. G.
Title Stout, James A. , Louisa
Collection Foundry - Stout, James A and Louisa
Accession number 2000.001.
People Stout, James A.
Stout, Louisa nee Herman
Notes 1841-1915 Inventor, Machinist

Daily Advocate newspaper 4/25/1915: James A. Stout born in Vincennes, IN.
Md Louisa Herman 1880. Died, survived by wife, brother and sister (NR)
Upon retirement from Harrison Machine Works operated a machine shop on
S. Richland St. (S 2nd) NOTE: 1910 Belleville City Street Directory , p 378
lists Stout's Machine Shop at 118 S. Richland -- one of 7 machine shops in city.

Advocate newspaper, 6/9/1882 - James Andre Stout one of incorporators of City Foundry & Machine Co.

1877 Belleville City Street Directory: James A., foreman machinist, Harrison & Co., res. ns 3rd S, w of Race.

1891-2 Belleville City Directory: James A., foreman, Harrison Machine Works,
res. 216 West 1st St.

US Patent Annual Reports for 1884 and 1886

Descendent: Mary Ann Rippey, 17 Coral Dr., Belleville, IL 236-2331.
Mrs. Rippey's genealogical research indicates that James Stout began his
working career in Belleville's Nail Mill.