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Since the Brittons, Carpenters, and Tylers have already made their appearances in the Shorpy Blog, I thought I'd better post something from my father's side of the family. So here's Dad, about age 3 in 1922, with his parents, Steve and Elsie (Peiser) Miller. They all look pretty dubious of the photographer's abilities, don't they?
Someplace near the crossroads of America