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    William Gale Gedney Small Boy Walking up Road, Kentucky 1964

    Telephone Lessons, 1934

    vintage photo: "Lily" Beautiful lady

    Fab photo. Love the lighting; love the trousers and love the accordion

    Elizabeth The Living Doll

    I love these kind of photos, they scare me though but they are just wonderful. The photo was taken in Greysville, Indiana. Very interesting study of hair-dos and clothing of these Depression Era children.

    St. Luke's Hospital children's ward. New York circa 1917.

    Vintage baby

    I did this with Grandma!

    Shelby Lee Adams

    Shelby Lee Adams

    Shelby Lee Adams

    Shelby Lee Adams

    Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes

    Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes

    daguerreotypeimages: Quarter plate portrait of six women (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

    +~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Fisher woman, Whitby, England. That net would have been very heavy! Taken by Frank Meadows Sutcliffe, pioneering Victorian photographer.

    In 1881, Laura Ingalls had her portrait taken with sisters Carrie and Mary -- perhaps just before Mary went away to the School for the Blind. It was the first photograph they sat for. Ma and Pa saw it as a treasure and a remembrance, the three girls together.


    Scott's Run, West Virginia. Miner's child - Father unemployable, March 1937 by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr

    Bath time by the fire.

    morning bath time

    Newborn Baby in Makeshift Crib near Cold Stove, South Carolina, 1951, by W. Eugene Smith

    The Acrobats Here is an old French postcard from my collection dated 1900 that depicts two young children who worked as acrobatic performers with a traveling circus. I wonder if they had time for school...

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