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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Cotton Queen: 1940

Cotton Queen: 1940

May 1940. "Cotton carnival. Memphis, Tennessee." Waiting for her Royal Crown. Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

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My grandfather was a fleet mechanic for Nickey Brothers Lumber Company.
He had started out as a blacksmith when their deliveries were still made by horse & mule drawn wagons, learning the auto/truck mechanic skills as the fleet transition to the horseless carriages.

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When a customer could choose between Royal Crown, Pepsi, or Coke.

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RC Cola and a moon pie! It appears she is partaking of her moon pie, and she probably has just taken a drink from the bottle on the counter which could be an RC.

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