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This is a photo I estimate to be circa 1868-1875 of the millinery shop owned and operated by my great-great grandmother, Mary Emily (Conner) Meek in Grenada Co., MS. (Click here to read more about her.)

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From comparing the only known photo I have of her to this one, I think grandmama was the lady seated to the right of the post.

But I can't be sure.

This is a Sepia Saturday post, republished on 26 Oct 2013 for Sepia Saturday 200. Head over there for more wonderful photos.

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Date: 2013-10-26 09:14 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] familytreefrog.blogspot.com.au
What a fantastic photo. My maiden name was Conner so I was automatically interested. But the photo and your story made it even richer.

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