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U.S. Farm family in Tulare County in central California, about 1900  (detail) //  by Ansley  | John Bosko,Flickr

Hale or Mrs. Peters U. Farm family in Tulare County in central California, about 1900 (detail) // by Ansley

Lily Elsie

Miss Lily Elsie, early century. Popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Frontier Family in Texas In 1836, they declared Texas an independent republic. Although black people had fought on both sides of the Mexican-Texas conflict, the Texans adopted slavery - which had been abolished when the area was part of Mexico - as a cornerstone of their new empire. Between 1836 and 1860, the enslaved population of Texas grew from 3,000 to 182,556. On the eve of the Civil War, African Americans in this state represented 93 percent of all black westerners.

Old school pioneer Mammy as family heirloom nanny was how slavery looked for many North Texans, not expansive plantations.

This is a portrait of a rural family with five young children.  This photograph was taken by traveling photographer Albert J. Ewing, ca. 1896-1912. Like most of Ewing's work, it was likely taken in southeastern Ohio or central West Virginia.

This is a portrait of a rural family with five young children. This photograph was taken by traveling photographer Albert J. Like most of Ewing's work, it was likely taken in southeastern Ohio or central West Virginia.

Mountain family on porch of their home made of hand hewn logs up South Fork of Kentucky River, Breathitt County, Kentucky 8c13479u

Mountain family on porch of their home made of hand hewn logs up South Fork of Kentucky River, Breathitt County, Kentucky

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