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

Churchill House: 1904

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Churchill House: 1904

Circa 1904. "The Churchill house." No location given, but neighboring images in this sequence were taken in Vermont. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

The original Costco customers?

Looks like the Churchills liked to buy in bulk.

Peepers

In modern times peepers look into windows but in olden times, from what I have seen on this site, they apparently looked out.

And naturally ...

There's her.

 
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