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

Garden Girls: 1924

Garden Girls: 1924

East Liverpool, Ohio, 1924. The little girl is my mom, who turned 91 in August and the big girl is my aunt, now 94. Both still drive and get to the race track to play the slots twice a month. My great-grandfather had tennis courts and green houses on Dresden Avenue, and was an avid gardener too. View full size.

Lovely

Such sweet little girls. Nice to hear they are still going strong and having fun as well.

 
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