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    • Eleanor Boardman wax figure in window display, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Window displays; Show windows; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Department stores; Merchandise displays; Furniture; Beds; Clothing & dress; Wax figures; Mannequins; Actresses
    • Wide window displays at Besten & Langen department store at 518 S. 4th St. in Louisville, Ky. that displays furniture and clothing alongside a life-size wax model figure of contemporary movie stars. On the left of L-shaped window display has hats...
    •  Anna May Wong wax figure in window display, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Window displays; Show windows; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Department stores; Merchandise displays; Furniture; Beds; Clothing & dress; Wax figures; Mannequins; Actresses
    • Wide L-shaped window display at Besten & Langen department store at 518 S. 4th St. in Louisville, Ky. that displays life-size wax model figures of contemporary movie stars. On the right side of the image is a wax figure of Anna May Wong, wearing...
    • Characters in the Little Colonel books.

    • Fictitious characters; Group portraits; Teenagers
    • Real-life models for seven characters in Annie Fellows Johnston's Little Colonel books pose outdoors. Fanny Craig (Miss Allison McIntyre) sits in the center chair, holding a book as if reading to the group. Hattie Cochran (Lloyd Sherman, a.k.a. The...
    • Young woman in woods, circa 1910.

    • Young adults; Forests; Daydreaming; Girls; Fictitious characters
    • Teenage girl, wearing a plaid dress and hat, appears to be deep in thought as she stands in the woods. She is leaning on a rail that is part of a platform or bench that has been constructed among the trees. Although the young woman does not appear...
    • Catherine Lawton, circa 1922.

    • Women; Portraits
    • Catherine Walton sits on the arm of a chair in front of a mural or backdrop as she poses for a formal portrait. Catherine was the real-life model for the character Kitty Walton in the Little Colonel book series by Annie Fellows Johnston. She was...
    • Amelia Weissinger Cochran.

    • Women; Portraits
    • Based on note made when this image was acquired, it is believed to be Amelia Weissinger Cochran. She was the mother of Hattie Cochran, the real-life model for the title character in Annie Fellows Johnston's series of Little Colonel books. Title...
    • Edgewood, Pewee Valley, Kentucky.

    • Dwellings; Houses; Trees; Lawns
    • A two-story house with a large front porch sits behind several large trees. Built around 1855, the house was originally called "Sunnyside." It was renamed "Edgewood" by the Craig family around the time of the Civil War. Mrs. Craig and three of her...
    • Fanny Craig as Allison MacIntyre.

    • Women; Parlors; Sofas; Sculpture; Fictitious characters
    • Fanny Craig, the real-life model for the character Allison MacIntyre in Annie Fellows Johnston's Little Colonel book series, sits in a Victorian style parlor holding a single flower. She is dressed in a long white dinner dress, and a reproduction...
    • Betty.

    • Women; Flowers
    • A young woman poses outdoors wearing a long dress and holding flowers. The woman is the photographer's niece, Elizabeth Matthews, who was the real-life model for the character Betty Lewis in the Little Colonel books written by Annie Fellows...
    • Catherine Lawton, circa 1922.

    • Women; Portraits
    • Catherine Walton sits on the arm of a chair in front of a mural or backdrop as she poses for a formal portrait. Catherine was the real-life model for the character Kitty Walton in the Little Colonel book series by Annie Fellows Johnston. She was...
    • Mom Beck with Little Colonel on her lap.

    • Women; Servants; African Americans; Girls; Fictitious characters; Tableaux
    • Rebecca Porter, as Mom Beck in the Little Colonel book series, sits holding a little girl posing as The Little Colonel in her lap. The little girl is not Hattie Cochran, who was the real-life model for the character. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Mom Beck.

    • Women; Servants; African Americans; Reading; Fictitious characters
    • An African-American woman in servant's dress and head scarf sits in a wooden chair reading a newspaper. The woman, Rebecca Porter, was born a slave in Virginia. After the war, she spent most of her life working in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Rebecca...
    • Old colonel.

    • Men; Historic buildings; Porches; Military officers; War casualties; People with disabilities
    • Colonel George Washington Weissinger, Jr., real-life model for the character Colonel Sherman in the Little Colonel books written by Annie Fellows Johnston, sits on the porch of The Locust in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. The house, which is on the...

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