|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
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|
|Photographer||Stout, G. G.|
|Title||Stout, James A. , Louisa|
|Collection||Foundry - Stout, James A and Louisa|
Stout, James A.
Stout, Louisa nee Herman
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.