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Red Bird, OK

Red Bird, OK

In addition to my love of old photographs of people, I have found I really like photos that show some social history. This was in my great-grandmother’s possession, and she had an aunt who married a Sol Bradley. So, I am not sure, but perhaps she is the “Mrs. S.B. Bradley” who owned the store shown in this postcard also? She traveled away from Tennessee a lot and I was amazed to find that Red Bird was one of those all-black towns in Oklahoma. I love this photo…this is probably what an early 20th century, black-owned country store looked like. Pretty neat, huh?

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