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Fashion Date: 1910-1911

Hairstyle Description: All of these young ladies are wearing pompadour hairstyles with their hair in a braid or ponytail in the back.

Identification Marks on Photo

Name of Sitters: left to right

  1. Sikke Kleppe
  2. Erine Robertson
  3. Tilda Thou (sp?Thon)
  4. Mabel Christenson
  5. Judith Bottasson
  6. Gertie Larson
  7. Ella Peterson
  8. Julia Haaland
  9. (behind students pulling hair) Freda Femxsle (sp?)

Type of Photo: Photo Postcard, Size of image, 5.5" W X 3.5" H

Studio: None provided

Studio Location: None Provided

Date: 1910-1911 (dated on front of photo)

Other information: Photo was addressed to:

Mabel Christensen
Cottonwood, Minnesota

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Disclaimer:The photos located on this website, "A Brush with History: Vintage Hairstyles," are property of The Costume Gallery collection. They may not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from Penny E. Ladnier, owner of The Costume Gallery. The circa dates given for the photos are an educated guess, from analyzing the fashions worn in the photo. When an actual date is provided on the photo, that date will be included in the identification marks section. The location stated by the studio may be a clue as to where this photo was taken. Please take it as a clue. Many photographers traveled to locations and took photographs… meaning that the photo may not have been taken in the same city or town as the address of the studio.

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