This photo was recently discovered by Sue Phifer. She posted it on Facebook. Here father took the photo is the early 1950s. It looks like Brownie (who died a few years later) was eating ice cream out of a cigar box. There appears to be an ice cream cone next to the cigar box. Interestingly,… Continue reading Photo: Brownie eating ice cream out a cigar box in the 1950s
This is another find in a folder marked “Animals” in the Halifax Historical Museum. Brownie is called “Pet of Daytona Beach” and it’s dated 1949.
Brownie’s dog house was built by the cab drivers at the the Daytona Cab Company. You can read about it here. Originally, it was built out of cardboard boxes, but after Brownie was hospitalized in 1944, the cab drivers built him a real wooden dog house. Over the years, a wooden box and other handmade… Continue reading Photo: Brownie the Town Dog of Daytona Beach’s Dog House.
I have only seen this photo in this article. It appears in no other publication that I’ve come across and I don’t know its source. The original is not in the Halifax Museum as far as I know. This is Brownie the Town Dog of Daytona Beach lying on the ground. He appears to be… Continue reading Photo: Brownie in mid-life lying down
This photo is displayed on many internet sites and I think is the best photo of Brownie. It shows him in 1950s Daytona Beach doing what he loved to do: be with people. This is the colorized version. Notes: The Daytona Cab Company cabs of the 40s and 50s were so different from cars of… Continue reading Photo: Brownie sitting with the tourist in the 1950s