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ive actually read this book twice.. been to the plantation, and seen the painting in Tennessee state museum
I read the book and thought it was a very real though dark depiction of a difficult time...it's not for everyone. I didn't realize the plantation wasstill standing.
1945 Russian soldiers sleeping with a puppy in Prague during World War 2.
SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 (5) by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr
CensusDiggins.com - Free genealogy record databases containing census records, marriage records, Civil War soldier records, Civil War prisons, tax lists, death records and other genealogy records.
Guadeloupean woman at Ellis Island, 1911, by Augustus Sherman
Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber, Tennessee (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr
Vintage state map of Kentucky and Tennessee by AncientShades, $19.00
Love...the best gift of all. ~ Romantic WWII era illustration of a soldier on leave at home spending Christmas with his girl, ca. 1940s.
An air-warden carries a little girl from her bombed home - England. World War II
Base Hospital number 17. Dijon, France. Private 1st Class Lester Fenis painting names of killed soldiers on crosses. 1918.
Bonnet, Mid 1850s. One difference between 50s and 60's bonnets was the placement of decorations. The 50s bonnets tended to have decorations at the sides and 60s bonnets tended to be taller, and have the decoration more at the top.
Widow and Child, Unmarked Albumen Carte de Visite, Circa 1862