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When: 01 January 1900

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Tom Mix and family

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1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

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Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Bain News Service photograph collection (DLC) 2005682517

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Call Number: LC-B2- 6362-11


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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 17/Mar/2023 16:28:42

    Tom Mix (1880-1940)

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    • 19/Mar/2023 07:11:53 "Thomas Edwin Mix (born Thomas Hezikiah Mix; January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940) was an American film actor and the star of many early Western films between 1909 and 1935. He appeared in 291 films, all but nine of which were silent films. He was Hollywood's first Western star and helped define the genre as it emerged in the early days of the cinema." His wife in this picture is Victoria Forde and their daughter is Thomasina. See

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    • 19/Mar/2023 07:21:41

    The Indianapolis Times. April 17, 1925, Home Edition, page 10, column 1 reports that he rode his pony off the boat in Southampton when he arrived in England. Perhaps this photo was taken at the beginning of that voyage.

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    • 19/Mar/2023 07:34:16

    The Daily Kennebec Journal. April 07, 1925, page 10, column 6, bottom reported, "Tom Mix To Sail Tonight On 'Aquitania' -- Tom Mix., motion picture star, with his family, his horse and trappings will sail for Europe tonight at midnight on the Cunard liner 'Aquitania'. He will tour Great Britain and the continent, giving exhibitions of Western horsemanship in many of the large cities. Tom Mix was formerly deputy city marshal of Dewey, Okla., and Is an expert with horses, revolvers and lariats. He will be accompanied by his wife, his daughter Thomasina. and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Forde. The family will occupy the regal suite, consisting of four staterooms, a parlor, a veranda and two bath rooms."