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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • AUSTRALIA TRAVEL, c. 1930

Flanagan Home

Flanagan Home

June 1942. Flanagan home at Garth in Alabama's historic Paint Rock Valley. Color transparency by Wendell Page. View full size.

Any names for this picture?

My family is from this area in Alabama. My great grandparents and three generations prior lived in Garth. I visited them often as a child but do not recognize this cabin. Any idea the first names of this couple? I would love to add it to their genealogy page in my records.
Joe

In their Sunday best?

Absolutely wonderful shot!! Were they dressed in their good clothes in the shot?

Don Hall
Yreka, CA

 
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