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Topic: 1940s women

1929
1929
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1950
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Yanceyville (vicinity), N.C. An outdoor picnic being held during the noon intermission of a meeting of ministers and deacons of the Negro church

Yanceyville (vicinity), N.C. An outdoor picnic being held during the n...

Photograph shows African American women eating at a picnic table.

Mrs. Carey and Mrs. Pheobe Watrons [i.e., Miss Phebe Watrous,] seventy-four [sic] and eighty-three years old respectively. Old residents of Ledyard, Connecticut

Mrs. Carey and Mrs. Pheobe Watrons [i.e., Miss Phebe Watrous,] seventy...

Photo shows Miss Phebe Watrous (at left) and Miss Caroline Watrous, who was 11 years younger. They never married, and both died in 1945. (Source: Family member, 2011.)