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Original Format

3 photos on a black paper album page; 2 loose photos below

Original Size

6.5 x 9.5 in


[L-R] Photo 1: An older white man outside in front of shrubbery, dressed in a welding outfit, bottom of photo inscribed "Lottie"; center, Photo 2: a white female outside in front of a house in a basketball uniform, bottom of photo inscribed "Dottie"; right, Photo 3: a white mother with a baby outside with a dog, bottom of photo inscribed "Maxine and daughter"; loose photo, bottom right, Photo 4: a black female in a photo studio sitting on a stool; loose photo, bottom left, Photo 5: inscribed in cursive handwriting: "Linda"


Reverse of Album 1, p8a recto, to show inscription on bottom left photo.

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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