Circa Date



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Original Format

3 photos on a black paper album page; 1 loose photo

Original Size

6.5 x 9.5 in


[L] A woman wearing glasses, skirt, and jacket standing outside, near corner of house, holding a young boy wearing black shoes and a cap. Inscribed "Sookie" at left; [center] smiling woman and man standing in front of car in front of house. Woman wears a white short-sleeved blouse or dress w/ skirt and a watch on her wrist. Man wears a tee shirt with patterns and belted pin-striped pants with a metal bracelet on his wrist; [R] studio portrait of young woman wearing large hat with pin on the brim, dark dress with wide, white contrast collar; [loose image below] portrait of woman in dark overcoat with large, decorative button at neck. She stands in front of a studio photo of a military tank and American flag


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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