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Lost British department stores

Long before John Lewis and Debenhams came to Oxford Street, there was Marshall & Snellgrove. This luxurious store was founded in the 1800s, with many other branches later opened around Britain. After struggling throughout the war years, it merged with Debenhams in 1919.

Coal miner's children and wife, Pursglove, West Virginia-1938 I love this picture and imagine that this is a moment in family life with dad at work. The wash is done, and the kids and their clothes look a lot cleaner than I would have expected from this situation. Good job, Mom. The child grasping the post (left) looks extra proud but from the looks of the boy on the far right, I bet they're up to boyish mischief in a big way. Look at the mom covering an obvious smile. pic by Marion Post…

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An Old Clothes' Shop, Seven Dials. Date: ca. 1876-1877 *The second hand trade has been around for centuries, I love this picture!

Great Smoky Mtns Natl Park, Photo, Jack E. Boucher. In 1866 John Walker & Margaret Wiley married and moved into this two-story log house, built by Margaret's father and brothers. Here the couple farmed and raised 11 children. 6 of the Walkers' daughters never married, and lived as spinsters on the farm for decades. In April 1962, only two of the women remained in the house. Margaret Jane (seated), born in 1870, died later that year; Louisa Susan (standing), born in 1882, died two years…