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1890s Compelling Woman Itinerant Portrait Photo Signed Virginia 1890s Compelling Woman Itinerant Portrait Photo Signed Virginia

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1890s Compelling Woman Itinerant Portrait Photo Signed Virginia

$295.00

Fine dress and corsage or purse stand in stark contrast to her empty countenance. Posed against a house on stilts, this may well be the first photograph of her life. Pale blue mount measures 5.5...
1900s Chinese & Native American Western Social History Photo 1900s Chinese & Native American Western Social History Photo

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1900s Chinese & Native American Western Social History Photo

$1,200.00

Compelling portraits of under represented cultures in the development of America's Western history.    Nice condition with only smudges at margin and minimal corner chipping.  Mount measures 5.25 x 7.25". 
1900s Compelling African American Family Photo 1900s Compelling African American Family Photo

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1900s Compelling African American Family Photo

$295.00

Haunting face may be a portrait of a very young mother or sister. Victorian embossed mount measures 4.5 x 5.5", nice condition with curve. 
1900s Integrated African American Caretaker Father Itinerant Photo 1900s Integrated African American Caretaker Father Itinerant Photo

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1900s Integrated African American Caretaker Father Itinerant Photo

$450.00

INCREDIBLE circumstance and details in the itinerant’s backdrops (photographs on the ground behind) and clothing. Identified Beallsville PA. Mount measures 6 x 8”, very nice condition with edge wear.
1900s Texas Southwest Old Mexico Border Family Photos 1900s Texas Southwest Old Mexico Border Family Photos

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1900s Texas Southwest Old Mexico Border Family Photos

$375.00

Sight size measures 3.75 x 4.5", terribly intimate portraits.    Flaking to mounts.   
1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo 1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo

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1910s Blind WWI Veterans St. Dunstan UK Men Labor Reform Photo

$295.00

Marvelous capture. St. Dunstan’s Hostel began serving just over a dozen men in their re-education of a trade after loss of sight.  By the end of World War I and amended for Blinded Soldiers and Sailors it aided...
1910s Chinese Immigrant Railroad Labor Photo Pasadena CA 1910s Chinese Immigrant Railroad Labor Photo Pasadena CA

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1910s Chinese Immigrant Railroad Labor Photo Pasadena CA

$2,000.00

Arresting image.    Signed Lewis R. (Ransome) Freeman / Pasadena California paid on August 19, 1913 by Brown Brothers NYC.    Freeman was a gentleman traveler and photo journalist who ran the gambit from Geological...
1920s Progressive Woman Girl Scout Leader Sepia Portrait Photo 1920s Progressive Woman Girl Scout Leader Sepia Portrait Photo

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1920s Progressive Woman Girl Scout Leader Sepia Portrait Photo

$195.00

Absolutely textbook example. Measures 2 7/8 x 3 7/8”. Very nice condition with outstanding tones and details. Identified Hazel in pen almost like a name badge.
1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo 1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

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1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

$550.00

Speaks loudly.   Captures the tension of the shop owner at register, the photographer who rather progressively for the time includes the African American customer (likely a domestic) and she with down turned eyes and folded hands who seems...
1940s African American College Professors Scholars Studio Photo 1940s African American College Professors Scholars Studio Photo

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1940s African American College Professors Scholars Studio Photo

$295.00

Collegiate (doctoral?) robes, believed to be a Pittsburgh studio and dated 1949. Measures 3.5 x 4.75", nice condition with scuffs and one soft corner. 
1950s Integrated Women Camera Club Nude Models Snapshot Photos 1950s Integrated Women Camera Club Nude Models Snapshot Photos

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1950s Integrated Women Camera Club Nude Models Snapshot Photos

$750.00

Scarce and poignant. When read closely, these are a seldom captured portrait of American womanhood and then in comparison between two parallel cultures. One woman much more in control of this low budget photo shoot...
19thc African American Black Nanny Cabinet Card Photo 19thc African American Black Nanny Cabinet Card Photo

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19thc African American Black Nanny Cabinet Card Photo

$295.00

Beaming with a smile. Measures 4.25 x 6.5” with consistent foxing to margins and background, baby is very low contrast. Signed Lynchburg VA.
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