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Delma Austin - Springfield, Ohio - circa 1920s
1919, Rockaway Beach NY. Mary Lu Bois (born Lubovic in Hungary) on the right, with her friend Lillian who died of influenza shortly thereafter.
Minnie B. Graves "Idee" in St. Louis with her mother "Mama" and her son-in-law, Jack, circa 1970s.
Bella (1909-1985)'s graduation photo is circa 1930s, from either high school in Shanghai or college in Minnesota.
Tressie May in early 1960s, Mt. View, Arkansas.
Los Angeles, CA, 1950 with husband Charles Harry Lebow & grandchildren, Phil, Janet & Alicia
1930s, Housatonic River, Seymour, Connecticut, while courting with George Bukoski before they were married
portrait of Aurelia taken in Milan, Italy sometime in late 1930s-early 1940s.
June 1922 - Elaine at 8 years old in Venice, Italy.