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Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne
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|Posted: Post subject: 21 Southern Pictures 1910 - 1943
1938. "Hollywood. Caldwell vicinity, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Structure dates to 1800; original owner Robert Davidson."
January 1942. "Elm Street -- Theater Row in Dallas."
April 1937. "Negro houses in Mobile, Ala."
1937. "Restaurant in Mobile, Alabama." Welcome to the Wooden Shoe, where you can order your eggs "dressed up" (but not too loudly, because it's a "Quiet Zone").
February 1937. "Company steel town. Jefferson County, Alabama." The stomping grounds of our namesake Shorpy Higginbotham, killed in a mining accident in 1928.
July 1939. "Appliqued embroideries for sale on street in front of ten cent store. Saturday afternoon. Siler City, North Carolina."
Colorized version of the Currin Grocery in Granville County, North Carolina,
Circa 1910. "Hotel Halcyon and Avenue B looking north -- Miami, Fla."
July 1939. "Siler City, North Carolina." Resting place of Aunt Bee.
July 1939. Granville County, North Carolina. "Country filling station owned and operated by tobacco farmer. Such small independent stations have become meeting places and loafing spots for neighborhood farmers in their off times."
Circa 1903. "Unloading bananas at New Orleans." Final installment of a thrilling trilogy we've watched unfold here over the past three years.
Washington, D.C., circa 1940. "Cafritz, Morris, Mrs." A leader in both parties and philanthropy, Gwendolyn Cafritz was the Hungarian-born wife of real estate developer Morris Cafritz.
(Thought I'd add this even though in DC, since my brother went to Yale with her son, Conrad.)
1910. "Forsyth Street looking east."
Gulfport, Mississippi, circa 1906. "Powerhouse of the Great Southern Hotel."
Miami circa 1910. "Mouth of the Miami River and Biscayne Bay."
May 1943. "Keysville, Virginia. Randolph Henry High School cafeteria. Typical lunch for 15 cents: candied yams, macaroni and cheese, fruit salad, deviled eggs, dessert and milk. Milk is free and children can have as much as they want."
May 1943. "Keysville, Virginia. Randolph Henry High School. Kitchen of cafeteria. Lunches cost about 15 cents. Students don't have much money and they bring produce from farms and receive tickets
May 1942. Parris Island, South Carolina. "Marine Corps glider detachment training camp. A glider winch."
May 1940. "A hamburger shop in Durham, North Carolina." George's Grill, open all night.
October 1939. "Display of magazines for sale in Taylor, Texas." We'll take one of each, please.
July 1940. "Migratory agricultural worker from Florida waiting to leave Belcross, N.C., to another job at Onley, Va. It is Sunday and she is wearing her best clothes."
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