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OS 10.3 - After Archive and install documents folder empty

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My imac g5 running 10.3 crashed.
I could not get the system disk to boot it up.
I ran Disk warrior for 14 hours and then just it just hung. I tried disk utillities again still nothing.
finally out of shear desperation I tried to archive and install and after about 3 attempts it finally went through.
So when the system finally comes back up I have my apps and fonts but my documents folder is EMPTY! nothing in the previous system folder either.
I know the info is still there I just can't access it.
Yesterday I tried Data rescue X but it only saved 19 gb worth of random doc and jpg images with obscure names and no order to it.
What I need is my photoshop .psd files and Indesign docs.
Has anybody heard of this before? Can anybody help me?
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