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Unknown Grandpa and his precious granddaughter "Zip"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04196.06 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: circa 1920 Pagination: 1 photograph: b&w ; 10.9 x 7.6 cm.

Summary of Content: "Grandpa & his precious Granddaughter 'Zip,'" identified on back as Mary M. Moore and William H. Ford. Twentieth century paper print of seated old man and a little girl holding a kitten.

People: Moore, John B., 1826-1907
Moore, Mary M., fl. 1900-1920
Ford, William H., fl. 1900-1920

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Women's HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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