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Collins Stone Sawhill portrait
Description: Portrait of Collins Stone Sawhill from "Historical and Biographical Souvenir of the Ohio School for the Deaf," published in Columbus, Ohio, in 1898. In addition to a history of the school's operation, the book includes "portraits and biographical sketches of representative alumni" such as Sawhill. His biographical sketch states that Sawhill was born in Pennsylvania in 1857, and moved to Columbus to attend the Ohio School for the Deaf in 1871. He worked in the school's book bindery as a student, and also played as a left fielder for the school's baseball club the Independents for three years. Sawhill went on to work in the steel industry in Pennsylvania, but remained active with the Ohio School for the Deaf alumni organization. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: 362_4H629_Sawhill_CS
Subjects: Deafness; Ohio School for the Deaf; Baseball--History; Baseball players; Athletes; Sports--Ohio--History; Steel industry;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)