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Wednesday, March 29
The creator of Minnie's Dream discovered his/her great grandmother's photo albums in his/her grandmother's Springfield attic. Consisting mostly of cabinet cards from the 1890s--many shot in Chicago photo studios--the site author speculates on the life Great Grandma Minnie might have lived back then.