CFA Great Lakes - Historical Footnotes

HISTORICAL FOOTNOTES

A Tray Full of Goodies

"Mrs. Brigg Youmans, Pataskala, Ohio with Buckeye King Cooper on the left and Buckeye Little Brother on the right. Orange Tabby kittens born April 2nd, 1913; ten weeks old when picture was taken. Sire, CH Romaldkirk Vice Admiral; dam, Buckeye Gloria. Isn't the picture charming? The only flaw being the indistinctness of Mrs. Youman's face."

The Cat Courier
From The Cat Courier, Volume II, Number 19, August 23 and 30, 1913
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.


Silver Phantom, owned by Mrs. James Conlisk, of Gowanda, NY, was a chinchilla Persian imported from England. He was born June 14, 1905, CFA registration number 292 in Volume I of the Studbook and Register of The Cat Fanciers' Association. He was exhibited at the Crystal Palace show in England, and at the Madison Square Garden show in 1907. The following advertisement offered him at stud, for a fee of $20.00

Silver Phantom
From The Cat Courier, Volume II, Number 26A, December 13 and 20, 1913
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.


Activities of Clubs - in the 1930's it was fairly common for clubs to submit a short summation of their club meetings to The Cat Gazette for publication. Here's three reports from Great Lakes clubs:

Activities of Clubs
From The Cat Gazette, May, 1937
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.


In 1977, CFA's Best Cat award went to GC, BW, NW Surrey Hill Secret, a black Persian female, owned by Gene Darrah. To this day, Gene's license plate is "SECRET".

Best Cat - Surrey Hill Secret
From Cats Magazine, September 1977
Courtesy of The CFA Foundation, Inc.


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