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These are all from the Library of Congress Collection on flickr

These first two were from the Cat Show at the Astor Hotel in New York City.

Mrs. A.McAllister and

Mrs A.Mcallister and "Smoke Persian" 1910-1915
Miss M. Johnson and Abdullha (LOC)
Miss M. Johnson and Abdullha 1910-1915
This one is from a definite party cat:

[Portrait of Sam Donahue and Hep, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Dec. 1946] (LOC)

Portrait of Sam Donahue and Hep, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Dec. 1946
Only a stuffed Pootie but obviously loved.

Louis & Lola ?-- TITANIC survivors (LOC)

Title from negative.
Photo taken before the 'orphans' of the Titanic were fully identified. The boys are French brothers Michel (age 4) and Edmond Navratil (age 2). To board the ship, their father assumed the name Louis Hoffman and used their nicknames, Lolo and Mamon. Their father died in the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
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