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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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Date: 2012-09-08 07:31 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
My paternal grandmother was also a milliner, but she worked for someone else, and I don't know who YET. Funny, my maternal grandmother always wore those big bows in every photo I have of her as a child. Wonderful photographs!!

Margel

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