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Saturday, September 8th, 2012 07:45 am
I have a fair number of photos of my family decked out in their hats.

I even have an ancestress who made them.

The millinery shop of my g-g-grandmother, Mary Emily Conner, in Grenada Co., MS, about 1870-1875.

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My grand-aunts, Ocie (left) and Arkie Burris, photo about 1909.

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My grandfather, his brother and their double cousins, Elbert and Earl. Photo about 1905.

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Left to right - Elbert Burris, Homer and George Burris,Jr. (brothers) and Earl Burris (brother of Elbert)



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(Anonymous)
Saturday, September 8th, 2012 01:54 pm (UTC)
And there is even a lady with two hats! Also I like the way Elbert Burris wears his hat, very casual! The hats of your great-aunts Ocie and Arkie seem so huge. No wonder they keep them at their feet.
Thanks for sharing,
Peter M
(Anonymous)
Sunday, September 9th, 2012 04:09 pm (UTC)
What a wonderful selection of photos with hats. I enjoyed them all!

Kathy M.
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