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Original Format

Paper album page with one black & white photo print attached

Original Size

Album page: 12.7 x 9.7 in


Photograph of woman and three children sitting indoors. Wallpapered wall and curtains in background. L-R: child in light long-sleeved shirt and dark trousers; inscription handwritten on photo over shirt reads: "Ernest J. Evons"; woman in horn-rimmed glasses, dark dress, and choker necklace; child in short-sleeved dress with round collar and white shoes; inscription handwritten on dress reads: "Gwen"; child in short-sleeved dress with print skirt and collar and white socks; inscription handwritten on dress reads: "Elizabeth"

Handwritten inscription below photo: "Aunt Mammie and her Grandchildren"


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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