Scene from the comedy drama "A Country Kid" being performed by the Tallahassee Dramatic Club.

Scene from the comedy drama "A Country Kid" being performed by the Tallahassee Dramatic Club.


Image Number

  • MSC6591

Year

  • 1906

Date Note

  • Photographed on November 27, 1906.

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General Note

  • L-R: Clyde R. Miller (Jim Jones, The Tough & Sheriff, with badge), P.G. Russell (Bill Taylor, The tramp), Edwin S. Blake (Frank Blandon, The Villian), Ethel O. Miller (Mary Blandon, The Pacifier) [seated], Guyte P. McCord (Prompter?) [seated], Harry Pearce (Tom Cunningham, The Prodigal Son), Bradford Byrd (Reuben, The Country Kid), Etheland "Ethel" Biscoe (Chick, The farmer's daughter), Chas.G. Puleston (Zebun Cunningham, The farmer), Cassie Sweeting (Mariah Cunningham, The Farmer's wife).

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    Biography Note

  • Cassandra Alice Sweeting Dixon was born in Pinner, England, to Henry Newton Sweeting and Alice Isabel Bourchier Sweeting. Because of her heart condition her parents came to the US and first settled in West Florida near her uncle William Sweeting. Her father opened a jewelry store in Milton. By 1888 they had moved to Tallahassee where Mrs. Sweeting's sister Mrs. Jack (Emma) Corbett lived. Her father opened a jewelry store on the west side of the 100 block of South Monroe St. and they lived on the corner of Call and Adams Streets, later on the 100 block of South Calhoun, right behind the Knott home.

  • Biography Note

  • "Cassie" (grad of FSCW in music) married Warren Coleman Dixon of Lee, Madison County. They owned Dixon Transfer, a moving company and held a contract with Seaboard Air Line Railway to deliver less-than-car-load freight to local merchants. In 1929 they built a home on Ward St. in Melrose Pard Subdivision, designed by Cassie who also designed three other homes there. She died in 1948 after a long battle with cancer.

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  • 1 photoprint - sepia - 3.25 x 4.25 in.

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Scene from the comedy drama "A Country Kid" being performed by the Tallahassee Dramatic Club.
Scene from the comedy drama "A Country Kid" being performed by the Tallahassee Dramatic Club.

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Scene from the comedy drama "A Country Kid" being performed by the Tallahassee Dramatic Club. 1906. Sepia photoprint, 3.25 x 4.25 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/345358>, accessed 26 February 2020.

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Scene from the comedy drama "A Country Kid" being performed by the Tallahassee Dramatic Club. 1906. Sepia photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/345358>.

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(State Archives of Florida)