- Item 18984 - Mellie Dunham at his home, Norway, ca. 1925
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Mellie Dunham of Norway, Maine, a noted snowshoe maker and fidddler, is shown in his yard, ca. 1925.Show Details
Dunham was invited by Henry Ford to perform in Dearborn, Michigan, after he won a fiddling contest in Lewiston in 1925. He also performed, for a short time, on a vaudeville circuit in the northeast.
In the photo, he is receiving a letter from the mail carrier, Johnny Judkins.