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John R. Cassleman Caricature

John R. Cassleman Caricature

Ray Barnes - 1934

This caricature of John Cassleman depicts him with his briefcase, dressed in a suit, and with the emphasis on his derby hat.


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TitleJohn R. Cassleman Caricature
CreatorRay Barnes

Title by cataloger.
Appeared in a Sunday Grand Rapids Herald in 1934, exact date unknown.
Cassleman shared an affinity with many men for hats. Straw in the summer, Panama or Skimmer, and a Derby (bowler) or Fedora in cool months. Al Marzhof of Mays Mens store, the city's best known haberdasher for 50 plus years, supplied and repaired many hats for him from 1930 to his last years in the 1960s.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionJohn R. Cassleman III

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