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Original Format

3 photos on a black paper album page

Original Size

6.5 x 9.5 in


[L] young black man in a suit and tie smiling, in front of wallpaper back drop; [center] young black female in photo studio, in a dress with fur stole around her neck, flowers as a prop on a table, backdrop with outdoor scene; [R] a toddler in a dress with an Easter basket, standing on concrete steps outdoors in the sunshine


All dates (unless specified in inscription) are approximate.

Many of the individuals depicted in these photographs remain unknown. Oregon Black Pioneers appreciates and welcomes information from the public which could help identify the subjects of this collection.


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