60 Rare Historical Photos That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Uncategorized | January 16, 2019

Darling photo of a toddler Elvis with his parents Vernon and Gladys Presley.

Source: PInterest

Here is the man who would be king, or rather, The King - Elvis Presley. In 1935, Elvis was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley. In this photo, three-year old Elvis posed with this parents and the shot captured the flavor of the Presley home life. The family shot turned up in a photograph collection of the Official Elvis Presley Fan Club in Leicester, England. After research, it was determined by the white concrete way, that the photo was taken at the Lee County jail in Tupelo. Vernon had been arrested on November 16, 1937 for forging a check.  The jail had been built as part of the New Deal  - as an effort to employ the unemployed.

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Harmon Leon is an award-winning journalist, filmmaker, comedian and the author of the book Meet the Deplorables... - and you can find his other work in Vice, The Observer, The Nation, Esquire and Wired.