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The Black Women of Appalachia, 1920s

If you are looking for dignified portraits of older American women, sooner or later you will come across the work of Doris Ulmann (1882-1934). She started out as a celebrity photographer, but in the 1920s her life took a turn.  … Continue reading

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Toasting Thanksgiving, 1947

You wonder what they had to be so thankful for in 1947.  Were they still toasting the end of World War Two, or was it some private milestone?  I know I will be lifting at least a few glasses to … Continue reading

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A Golden Wedding Anniversary in Kentucky, 1932

How do you find pictures of women over fifty?  Well, one sure fire way is to look for those who have been married fifty years.  “Golden Wedding Anniversary” is a golden search term for me. Unfortunately, many show the wife’s … Continue reading

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