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This is one of my maternal grandmother’s relatives. The photo was probably taken in the late 1920s in Statesville, North Carolina. The women in this family sewed beautifully, so I imagine she made this dress.

Submitted by Lisa Henderson (Atlanta, GA).

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    I can’t help but think the things this girl saw with those sweet, sad eyes, living in North Carolina at that time…
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    i love everything about this photo: the dress, the shoes, understated jewelry. but i especially love the far away and...
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    This is perhaps my grandmother’s half-sister Golar, but I’m doubtful. I’d wear those shoes today.
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