James Poynter

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Title

James Poynter

Subject

History, local; Poynter, James-biography; Junk trade; Ragpicker

Description

James Poynter was born in 1841 in Henry County, Kentucky and then lived for some time in Woodford County, Kentucky. He came to Madison about 30 years before his death. He died at his home on Ferry Street on February 20, 1933. He was a common sight on the Madison scene and was known to many as the rag amn.

Creator

Harry Lemen, photographer

Date

Picture taken c. 1927

Contributor

Madison-Jefferson County Public Library

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image for other than personal use must be requested from the Director of the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library. Please contact at 420 W. Main Street Madison, IN 47250

(812) 265-2744

Format

Photograph taken with Eastman-Kodak Brownie Camera No. 2C model A, using No. 130 film. Resulting negative (2.875in x 4.875in) scanned at 1200 DPI using a Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL. Online jpeg image file saved at 72 DPI 800 to 1000 pixels on long edge.

Type

Still image

Identifier

"Lemen1319-jamespoynter"

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Citation

Harry Lemen, photographer , "James Poynter," in Harry Lemen Historic Photo Collection, Item #173, http://www.mjcpl.org/photos/items/show/173 (accessed October 23, 2014).