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Vintage photos of:
"The Whole Tillery Family," date unknown. "Daddy" written in pencil. 4x6 print of some of my distant relatives. The family name of Tillery is unknown to me. I was born and still located in Knoxville, as is the studio where the image was taken. View full size.