Historical Society & Gift Shop
Hours of Operation
April-December

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
12 - 3 pm. and by appointment.
Contact-
Horseheads Historical Society
312 West Broad Street
Horseheads, New York 14845
Phone: (607) 739-3938
info@HorseheadsHistorical.org
Area Links of Interest
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Example of local advertising that Zim did for the Elmira Sunday Telegram. This is an original pen and ink drawing.

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This is a magazine that Zim published all of his work

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Many artists that worked at Judge magazine were hired
by Disney when he started his company
Zim working at his desk in his house.
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An example of the cover of a Judge magazine in June of 1906.
The color illustrations from Zim and the other artists were placed on the cover, back page and the center. They would also have black and white drawings throughout the magazine.

Mark Twain caricature, he was another famous contemporary of Zim’s.
According to Zim, “I frequently saw Mark Twain on the streets of Elmira.
His bushy hair was still dark, with a sprinkling of gray.”
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Zim inlay at entrance of home Zim & his father-in-law did most of the major construction on the house.