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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE TOY DEPARTMENT, 1913

Small Change: 1927

Small Change: 1927

Washington, D.C. "Babies -- 1927." Today only, two for one. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Contents under pressure

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Laurel and Hardy

The early years.

Early play date

Cute Shorpy baby pics are fun especially when these guys could still be living today. 86 or 87 years old?

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