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Men in park knitting for Sammy by spiden001, via Flickr

Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Kraft in a steam buggy built by Kraft in 1901. The steam engine and boiler are located behind the seat. ©Missouri History Museum

Female worker bottling ketchup at the original Heinz factory circa 1897. Pittsburgh, PA.

This looks like one of the photos investigated on the PBS genealogy series. The man was a dear family friend beloved by the children and called Uncle.

the models of american gothic

These Irish Immigrants descended from the ancient Celts, and they differed from the Irish who migrated to the American colonies earlier.Theses Celts were considered inferior and often treated by Americans as nonwhites. They excluded the Irish from many occupations. Anti-Catholism Racism toward the Irish immigrants caused anti-Catholicism. Anti-Catholicism riots were very common, and the Irish Catholics were blamed for nearly every social problem.

Joseph Laroche and Juliette Lafargue were an interracial couple aboard the Titanic. As the ship sank, Joseph stuffed his coat with money & jewelry, took his pregnant wife and children to the deck and managed to get them into a lifeboat. He gave the coat to his wife, and said: “Here, take this, you are going to need it. I’ll get another boat. God be with you. I’ll see you in New York.” Joseph died in the sinking. He was the only passenger of black descent on the Titanic. His body was never found.

Ophelia DeVore Born in 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina, in a large middle-class family, DeVore moved to New York in 1938, did some modeling, and later attended New York University, where she majored in mathematics. In 1946 she launched the Grace Del Marco Agency, one of the first modeling agencies and charm schools to book African Americans. The agency counts alumni such as Diahann Carroll, Cecily Tyson, Gil Noble, Camille Cosby, and Richard Roundtree, among others

Women of Fauberg Treme, New Orleans. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city.Early history it was the main neighborhood of free people of color.It remains today an important African-American & Cr'eole cuture.