Frances Benjamin Johnston in a Car

Here’s a cool photo from the early 20th century. It shows the famed photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston in an old automobile with three others.

Frances Benjamin Johnston seated with three other people in automobile
Frances Benjamin Johnston seated with three other people in automobile

Source: Library of Congress

 

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