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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • UNFAIR TO BABIES, 1936

Lil Hottie (Colorized): 1923

Lil Hottie (Colorized): 1923

I saw this picture on Shorpy and I just had to colorize it. The little girl is so cute and you can tell that it was a very hot day outside, hence, the title originally given to her, "Lil Hottie." View full size.

Great!

There's been some really nice additions to the Color gallery in the last few days and this one is really nice. Looks even better in the full size mode!

 
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