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1920s Outdoors Woman Camera Hand Tinted Lake Photo 1920s Outdoors Woman Camera Hand Tinted Lake Photo

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1920s Outdoors Woman Camera Hand Tinted Lake Photo

$750.00

Iconic.   Measures 7.25 x 11.25” with significant creases bottom right (corner and edge), top right edge and single puncture buried in the trees top left. Displays well.   Found in a California estate.  
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...
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.
19thc African American Woman Apron Labor Tintype Photo 19thc African American Woman Apron Labor Tintype Photo

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19thc African American Woman Apron Labor Tintype Photo

$295.00

Working woman, apron over her beautiful paisley and fringe shawl.   Honest and textural image.    Mat measures 2.5 x 4”, tintype was fitted long ago with tape.  Nice condition with minimal soiling.
19thc African American Woman Domestic Labor Portrait Photos 19thc African American Woman Domestic Labor Portrait Photos

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19thc African American Woman Domestic Labor Portrait Photos

$1,500.00

Highly unusual. Elder wearing a homespun calico uniform and apron posed in a dignified 3/4 portrait. In the companion piece, her employer reads to her aloud from the bible. The race roles we expect from...
BEST 1910s African American Child Nanny BEST 1910s African American Child Nanny

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BEST 1910s African American Child Nanny

$1,500.00

Her beauty and her lack of years, a teenager herself, are striking.   That gaze would hold our attention even if the photograph had not been so expert.   But it is.   There is...
Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo

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Remarkable 1930s Lesbian Nudes Sex Worker History Snapshot Photo

$2,000.00

Believed European (between World Wars), eyes on the photographer and breasts carefully positioned for the camera.   Likely women hired at a brothel to pose - cheap backdrop, work shoes and dirty feet betray the...
WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive

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WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive

$3,500.00

Meticulous documentation of the Homefront / Military Industrial Complex War Effort with heavy focus on the female work force. Attributed to Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company (Pittsburgh PA) which according to research, is said to have...
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