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Workers On The Roof Of Chattanooga’s First Department Store (1898)

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Charles Gustavus Walline (1873 – 1943), a worker at Chattanooga, Tennessee, department store D.B. Lovemans & Co. (1875 – 1988), took photographs of his colleagues on their lunch breaks sometime between 1898 and 1900.

 

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Via Picnooga, a great source of vintage and historic photography of Chattanooga.

 

  • njguy54

    The naturalness, combined with the quality of these photos, make them appear remarkably contemporary.