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Anti-war Rally
Anti-war Rally
1940

Klondike Gold Rush
Seeking a Better Life 1897

BanBashful Girl, 1858
Bashful Girl, 1858

 1858...Bashful Girl
Banned in Pittsburgh

An early photograph captures the image of a young, bashful girl standing on a street in Washington, D.C. She is dressed in her best clothes and wearing white gloves - probably on her way to, or returning from a formal occasion.

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