|Catalog Number||2000.020.004a - f|
(a) The young man who owned these chaps worked on a "dude" ranch near Cody, Wyoming. These were made in the late 1920's, in San Francisco. Brown leather chaps with studs around the edges and circle designs. Signed Keystone Brothers on right side of belt.
(b-f) Two letters from the owner of the chaps parents. (b) handwritten letter on letterhead paper, written Dear Bud and ending with Love Mother. The address at top of letterhead is William M. McNamee 940 Forest Avenue Evanston, Illinois. (c) envelope addressed to Mr. "Bud" MacNamee Cody, WYO in c/o Fred Morris Ranch with postmark August 16 4PM 1930 Evanston Illinois. (has 2 cent stamp on it) (d) typed letter on Chicago American business letterhead for WM McNamee it is dated August 16, 1930 written Dear Bud and ending with Love Dad, letter mentions the enclosed photo of Herbert Hoover and Mr. Black. (e) envelope typed to Mr. Merrill W. MacNamee c/o Fred Morris Ranch Cody, Wyoming; postmarked Chicago, Illinois August 16 3pm, 1930 (has 2 cent stamp on it). (f) black and white photograph (in two pieces) of Mr. Black and Herbert Hoover signed at bottom to Herbert Black with kind regards of Herbert Hoover.
(a) chaps 41.75 (h) x 41 (w)
(b) letter 7 (h) x 6 (w)
(c) envelope 3.62 (h) x 6.5 (w)
(d) letter 10.5 (h) x 7.25 (w)
(e) envelope 3.87 (h) x 7.5 (w)
(f) photo 5.5 (h) x 3.5 (w)