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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • ABOUT PARIS, 1895

The Signpost Up Ahead: 1937

The Signpost Up Ahead: 1937

1937. Signpost in the aptly named Tennessee town of Crossville. View full size. Photograph by Ben Shahn.

 

That is great

Being born In Jamestown ,Tn in 1966 I thought this was great.Ain't nuthin better than bein a hillbilly. HAHA

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain

How far is it to...?

I wonder how may times people asked how far away they were from here, as a joke

 
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