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Images from before 1950


Charles Owens, a.k.a. 'Uncle Sporty' Charles Owens, A.K.A. "Uncle Sporty"
Floyd 'Hard Times' Meade, with guitar Floyd Meade, with guitar Alonzo Freeman Alonzo Freeman, owner of a dry cleaning business in Blacksburg
Floyd 'Hard Times' Meade Floyd Meade, with 'gobbler'
Sampson Campbell Sampson Campbell
(p. 129, 1896 Bugle)
Pat Mills Pat Mills, Barracks Janitor
John Sears John Sears, Barracks Barber

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