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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE TOY DEPARTMENT, 1913

The Birdhouse: 1944

The Birdhouse: 1944

Wilkes County, Georgia, circa 1944. "Dovecote at Hill Plantation, Washington vicinity." 8x10 acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Guano! Get your Guano here!

Perfect for your everyday fertilizing and phosphate needs.

Yes

Blackberries do grow in Georgia. And Georgian birds love them.

Although I knew what it meant from the context, I was compelled to look up the word "dovecote". I love learning words from Shorpy almost as much as seeing the pictures!

Messages nothing.

Them was good eatin!

A pigeon loft

For when flying rats were used to carry messages, not just to ruin your washday.

Do they grow blackberries in Georgia ?

 
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