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Original Format

2 photos on black paper album page, 1 loose photo below

Original Size

6.5 x 9.5 in


Left: Photo 1: a woman in glasses wearing a floral print dress next to a man in trousers and a white shirt tucked in, standing outside in front of a large tree with the shadows of a wire fence across them from the waist down, photo is bordered with a pattern containing the word ELKO;

Right, Photo 2: two women wearing white rompers flanking a third woman wearing a darker colored dress with a brooch, standing outside perhaps near the same tree in the opposite photo;

Loose photo, Photo 3: toddler-age girl with a bow in her hair wearing white knee socks and a cloth coat standing outside in an open space or park with the shadows of two adults on either side of her shadow, tall evergreen tree in background


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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