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    • Tea time at Clovercroft.

    • Tea parties; Families; Estates; Tea; Women
    • "Tea Time at 'Clovercroft'" is inscribed in Kate Matthews' handwriting on the verso of this print, but it may also be the photograph that Kate Matthews' niece, Lillian Fletcher Brackett, referred to in a speech as "The Sisters at Tea." The women...
    • The Great Masturbator.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "To the right of the photograph [referring to the photograph in Dali's painting The First Days of Spring, 1929] we find the first appearance of an icon soon to proliferate in Dali's work: a waxy-complexioned head with closed eyes, long eyelashes,...
    • Battling board.

    • Wash tubs; Washboards; Trees; Streams; Country life
    • A "battling board" and a wash tub sit in the "laundry" area under trees by a creek. Wet clothes were placed on the battling board, or the "butcher block" table on the right, and beat with paddles to loosen dirt. This may be on Jake and Polly West's...
    • Boy ginseng hunter.

    • Boys; Medicinal plants; Plows; Grinding wheels; Fences
    • A boy ginseng hunter poses with a ginseng root in his right hand and his "sang" hoe and "sang" bag in his left. A bull-tongue plow and grinding wheel lean against a fence in the background. Handwritten on bottom border: 418. Handwriting on verso...
    • Boy playing tune bow.

    • Boys; Stringed instruments; Harps; Girls; Log cabins
    • A boy, in overalls and a hat, plays a tune bow outside a log cabin. A little girl stands in the doorway behind him. The stick on a tune bow is bent slightly and holds a wire fastened tight at both ends. It sounds similar to a Jew's harp....
    • Gone.

    • Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Dogs
    • A collie stands on grass along the shore of Lake Michigan looking out at a sailing ship. The print is tinted and the ship and gulls flying above it appear to be elements that were added to the image by hand. Handwritten on album page by...
    • Man.

    • Men; Portrait photographs
    • A double exposure print with two different portraits of same man. The man is not identified, but may be Robert Carnahan, Jr. Handwritten on bottom border: 445. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Planting corn, circa 1910.

    • Men; Farming
    • A farmer uses a hand-operated corn planter to plant his crop in a hillside field. Handwritten on bottom border: 493. Verso inscription is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "___ plant__ ____ __...
    • Praise de Lord.

    • Women; African Americans; Porches; Vines
    • A large African-American woman sits on a small wooden porch. Vines climb the wooden posts next to her. The title "Praise de Lord" is part of a copy negative that was made from an original print, but the photographer's niece, Lillian Fletcher...
    • Open air barber shop.

    • Men; Chairs; Towels; Barbershops
    • A man sits on a chair with a towel draped across his shoulders while he gets a haircut in an outdoor barbershop. Handwritten on bottom border: 437. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but...
    • Farming with mules.

    • Clearing of land; Farming; Men; Mules
    • A man uses mules to pull stumps and clear a hillside for farming. Handwritten on bottom border: 475. Verso inscription is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "Clearing on __(school?) farm." Title...
    • Street in Lloydsboro Valley.

    • Trails & paths; Dirt roads; Trees; Fences
    • A path or walkway in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. A white fence is on the left side and tree-lined Ashwood Avenue is on the right. Handwritten on verso of print: "To you who oft this, lovely path have trod, with one you loved, in sunlight and shadow....
    • Family of Harve "Cody" Burns.

    • Group portraits; Families; Swine
    • A portrait of Harve "Cody" Burns and his family. Cody is second from right. His wife, Winnie Stidham, is on the left. Her uncle, Tommy Stidham, is on far right and Arlin "Head" Burns is third from right. A small pig wanders in front of them....

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