An old library photo?
A Facebook page called Traces of Texas posted this photo, with this explanation:
Babe Ruth and a Dallas boy scout, In 1929, the era’s most famous, revered, and idolized American sportsman, George Herman “Babe” Ruth, came to Dallas to speak on behalf of the Circle Ten Council and promote scouting to local businessmen. After delivering a rousing speech to a packed house, a Dallas Morning News photographer asked him for a picture. The Babe motioned to a Scout to join him. And for young Robert W. Johnsey, that must have been the highlight of his life.
Where did Traces of Texas get those details, and the photo?
I can find data bases that list a Robert W. Johnsey from Dallas, born in 1916, and dying in Dallas in 1995. Without paying the fat fees demanded, I learn that one database said he died having never married. Right age, but is that the right guy?
Then I find notes for a France Ray Mead Johnsey at Find A Grave. It says she died in 2004, preceded in death by her husband Robert, who died in 1995.
Interesting little mysteries.
Anybody Remember a Robert W. Johnsey from Dallas, Texas? Can you give us more details?