A 5"x7" acetate negative, bust portrait photograph of Dr. S. Winfield Phillips, veterinarian and state senator, David City, Nebraska. He is wearing wire-rimmed glasses, a three-piece suit, white shirt and knotted tie.
Image/jpeg. This 89 KB byte file is derived from a high resolution (300ppi, 16-bit grayscale) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original, using a Microtek 1600 scanner.
Thorpe Opera House Foundation/Boston Studio Project
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Original format: 5"x7" Acetate negative from the Boston Studio Project collection.
S. Winfield Phillips was born December 22, 1883 in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Winfield S. and Mary Jane Bates Phillips. He married Una Maude LeMaster December 22, 1907, in Salamonia, Indiana. They were the parents of two children. He worked as a farm hand until 1908 when he attended the Veterinary College in Kansas City. He moved his family to David City, Nebraska, in 1911 and opened a veterinary practice where he practiced until his retirement in 1958. He was a state senator, active in community activities, and the Methodist Church. He died September 13, 1968 in David City, NE.