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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Flower Girl: 1955

Flower Girl: 1955

June 1955. "Ballerina Janet." I sense a school play or dance recital coming up. Our first look at yet another batch of color slides found on eBay. View full size.

Ballet recital

I believe her feet are in fourth position.

June 1955 was a momentous month for me.

That's when I was born.

Flowerchild

Has anyone ever seen a lost photo of themselves here and gotten in touch with you ? I have finally registered and want to say Thank You for an amazing website, easily one of the best there is.

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Luscious

This is nothing short of absolutely splendid!

 
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