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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • SUMMER IN ITALY, 1951

Easter Imps: 1922

Easter Imps: 1922

Winsome tots in Easter togs on the White House grounds in 1922. Does it get any cuter than this? We shall see. Now get to work on those eggs. View full size.

 

And the winner is - - -

for the most outlandish hat, the third girl from the left in the front row, while the first girl on the far left wins for showing an example of how a lady should NOT sit.

Someone's planning mischief!

and it isn't the girl with no hat on.

 
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