blackhistoryalbum:

TODDLERS & TIARAS | 1899 | THE BLACK VICTORIANS
Full length portrait of an unidentified a young African American girl wearing a formal white princess gown with gloves. Daniel Murray, photographer. 1899

blackhistoryalbum:

TODDLERS & TIARAS | 1899 | THE BLACK VICTORIANS

Full length portrait of an unidentified a young African American girl wearing a formal white princess gown with gloves. Daniel Murray, photographer. 1899

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blackhistoryalbum:

THE BABYSITTERS | 1934
Beret-clad African American girls minding babies in carriages in Harlem. New York, 1934. Dorien Leigh, photographer. Life Photo Archives, © Time Inc.

blackhistoryalbum:

THE BABYSITTERS | 1934

Beret-clad African American girls minding babies in carriages in Harlem. New York, 1934. Dorien Leigh, photographer. Life Photo Archives, © Time Inc.

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blackhistoryalbum:

We See You | 1900s

blackhistoryalbum:

We See You | 1900s

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evolvingtobinta:

A time when all there is was happiness

evolvingtobinta:

A time when all there is was happiness

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1109-83:

The first mobile library of Kuhmo municipality (Northeastern Finland) serving school children in the 1970s, ph. Auvo Sauramäki

1109-83:

The first mobile library of Kuhmo municipality (Northeastern Finland) serving school children in the 1970s, ph. Auvo Sauramäki

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unapproachableblackchicks:





National Park Service curator Kim Robinson holds the photo of Selina Gray, right, who was in charge to care for Arlington House where Gen. Robert E. Lee had lived in for 30 years, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. The National Park Service has acquired a rare Civil War-era photograph of an enslaved woman at Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Virginia. The previously unknown photograph depicts Selina Gray, the head housekeeper to Lee and his family. The photograph was unveiled Thursday at Lee’s Arlington House plantation overlooking the nation’s capital. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)



Slave photo discovered from Robert E. Lee’s home


Never forget.

unapproachableblackchicks:

National Park Service curator Kim Robinson holds the photo of Selina Gray, right, who was in charge to care for Arlington House where Gen. Robert E. Lee had lived in for 30 years, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. The National Park Service has acquired a rare Civil War-era photograph of an enslaved woman at Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Virginia. The previously unknown photograph depicts Selina Gray, the head housekeeper to Lee and his family. The photograph was unveiled Thursday at Lee’s Arlington House plantation overlooking the nation’s capital. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Slave photo discovered from Robert E. Lee’s home
Never forget.

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theladybadass:

While travelling by rail through North Carolina and the Virginiasphotographer Hugh Mangum took beautiful portraits of a variety of people. 

These portraits were taken between the 1880s and early 1920s. The above photos are a very small sampling of his work. The full collection can be found at Duke Libraries Digital Collection

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nowinexile:

Ghassan Kanafani, teaching Palestinian children of exile in the hills of Lebanon, early 1970s.
He often repeated “Our children are the future”. 

nowinexile:

Ghassan Kanafani, teaching Palestinian children of exile in the hills of Lebanon, early 1970s.

He often repeated “Our children are the future”. 

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Carnival, 1975

Carnival, 1975

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1109-83:

With so much life gone from knowledge how to know when it all began, all the variants of the one that one by one their venom staling follow upon one another, all life long, till you succumb.

1109-83:

With so much life gone from knowledge how to know when it all began, all the variants of the one that one by one their venom staling follow upon one another, all life long, till you succumb.

(Source: reitsc)

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historicaltimes:

"Bibb Mill No. 1 Some boys were so small they had to climb up on the spinning frame to mend the broken threads and put back the empty bobbins." Macon, Georgia 1908 by Lewis Hine.

historicaltimes:

"Bibb Mill No. 1 Some boys were so small they had to climb up on the spinning frame to mend the broken threads and put back the empty bobbins." Macon, Georgia 1908 by Lewis Hine.

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snowce:

Francois Truffaut lighting a cigarette

snowce:

Francois Truffaut lighting a cigarette

(Source: akaixab)

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magictransistor:

Helen Levitt, Four girls running in street (Gelatin silver print), New York, c. 1938.

magictransistor:

Helen Levitt, Four girls running in street (Gelatin silver print), New York, c. 1938.

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