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An Old Southern Melody: 1941

An Old Southern Melody: 1941

August 1941. "Local band leader plays 'An Old Southern Melody' and everybody cheered." Coffee County, Alabama. View full size. Medium format safety negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration.

 

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