Robert and Howard Collins spending a lazy afternoon shooting at turtles slowing drifting by on the slow moving river. Howard and Bob are the sons of Robert Fitzsimmons and Bertha Lee Collins.
Robert Fitzsimmons Collins strikes a boxing pose in 1920 at a studio in Bisbee, AZ. Where Bob in addition to being a professional fighter worked in the copper mine located in Bisbee. He was the son of William Collins and Cora Jane Hathaway.
Bob Collins demonstrating his boxing stance during the summer of 1935. His father, Robert Fitzsimmons Collins, was a professional fighter of some repute. His mother, Bertha Lee Collins, on the other hand never had on a pair of boxing gloves.
Bob and Howard Collins showing off their new BB guns at Perris, CA on Christmas day 1936. They boys are the sons of Robert Fitzsimmon Collins and Bertha Lee Smith.
Jim Reed and Ruth Ann Collins, who were soon to be married, enjoy a buggy ride on a cool Sunday afternoon. Ruth Ann was the daughter of William Collins and Cora Jane Hathaway
The boy is Bob Collins, son of Robert Fitzsimmons Collins and Bertha Smith. The uniform was the one in use during the time just before WWII. The scout troop was 345 which was dropped when the scoutmaster was drafted. The car was not the family car, we owned a 1937 Chevrolet swhich Dad put on blocks and it sat out the war in our garage.
Cora Jane was born in Illinois on 7 Sep 1870. Father Josiah Hathaway and mother Temperence Howard were from TN. Cora Jane married William Collins in 1889, then Jesse Millard in the 1900s.
Robert Lee and Howard Franklin Collins childre of Robert Fitzsimmons and Bertha Smith Collins. Father was working on Boulder Dam now named Hoover Dam.
A group of miners and their wives take a day off. Bertha Smith fifth from left, Bob Collins is on the right end of the line.