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FLORENCE JONES AND HER MOTHER. Florence and her mother, Kate (Constellawaii) Wilson (1883-1962), lived on South Seventh Street, at the edge of an industrial area. The building in the background was the Griswold Seed Company elevator at Eighth and N Streets. Ruth Folley recalled Florence bicycling all over Lincoln. They once rode together to Florence's dish-washing job at a big house on Sheridan Boulevard. Florence graduated from Lincoln High School in 1923.<br />
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Photographs taken on black and white glass negatives by African American photographer(s) John Johnson and Earl McWilliams from 1910 to 1925 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Douglas Keister has 280 5x7 glass negatives taken by these photographers. Larger scans available on request.