Tommy Tucker the Squirrel Photographs and Ephemera, 1944-1954
.5 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
Tommy Tucker was a squirrel kept as a pet by Zaidee Bullis of Washington D.C. She took him on tour to hospitals and schools, dressed him in human style miniature clothing, and used him to promote war bonds during World War II and kindness to animals. He died in 1949.
The collection relates to Tommy Tucker, a squirrel kept as a pet by a Washington, D.C. woman, and includes photographs, letters, articles, tour information, a typed biography of Tommy Tucker, a copyright document, clippings, and miscellany.
Tommy Tucker the Squirrel Photographs and Ephemera, 1944-1954, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
World War, 1939-1945
2012.3064 (NMAH Acc.)
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