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Alice Rohe (1876-1957)

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Illustration shows portrait of Alice Rohe.
Alice Rohe Author of I was dying -
I made it my job to get well.
[between 1900 and 1920?]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661655/
Illustration shows men seated on barrels in an oxen-drawn cart.
Emptying wine casks at the gate of Serravale [i.e. Serravalle]: San Marino
[1918]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661656/
Illustration shows man with oxen drawn plow with Monte Titano in the distance.
With the three great towers of this little republic ever in view, the Sammarinese plowman wends his way
[1918]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661657/
Even the humblest peasants have their vines and make their casks of wine in the open, treading the grapes with their bare feet: San Marino.
Even the humblest peasants have their vines and make their casks of wine in the open, treading the grapes with their bare feet: San Marino
[1918]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661658/
[Queen Marie of Romania, in traditional Romanian dress, visiting peasants in the region of Pitesti]
[Queen Marie of Romania, in traditional Romanian dress, visiting peasants in the region of Pitesti]
[1919]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661659/
Photograph shows man tying bundles to a donkey with other men and a boy standing nearby.
Prosperous peasants ride down from the mountains on donkeys to purchase flour brought into Macedonia by the American Food Administration
1920
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661660/
Photographs show town crier and other people in a town square in Drama, Eastern Macedonia, Greece.
The old town crier of Drama, the capital of Eastern Macedonia, has out-cried Turk, Bulgar and Greek occupations There being no "extras," his mission is to keep people posted on local news. The fountain (to the right) is in the principal square. In 1914 the town boasted a population of 25,000, of which 4,000 died of hunger and disease under Bulgarian rule.
1920
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661661/
The square of Kavalla holds a mixed crowd of humanity
The square of Kavalla holds a mixed crowd of humanity - Greeks, Turks, Vlacks and Jews In Kavalla there were formerly nearly 16,000 workmen but when the Bulgarians took the town they treated the Greeks with such cruelty - stripping the town and giving flour only to the Turks - that when the Greeks reoccupied the place there were only 1,000, the rest having died of starvation or being held in Bulgaria as hostages.
1920
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661662/

 

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