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Puyallup Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this identification tag from Charles Davis of Puyallup, Washington. Davis was not a postal employee but worked for the Northern Pacific Railroad. By the 1920 census Davis had been promoted to coach foreman in that company. Puyallup was along the railway’s line into Tacoma, Washington. Both cities were popular stops for the traveling pooch.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
literal: U.S. / C.M. DAVIS / PUYALLUP / N.M.
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 x 1 in. (5.08 x 2.54 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.214
Place:
Washington
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
Additional Records
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin Owney tag
  • Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Owney tag
  • Mitchell Owney tag
  • Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag
  • Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag
  • Owney tag
  • Owney tag
  • Puyallup Owney tag
  • Puyallup, Washington Owney tag
  • Rock Island, Illinois Owney tag
  • San Antonio, Texas Owney tag
  • San Francisco, California Owney tag
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