A Brazilian woman and her baby 1855
c. 1920s : Harley Davidson Mobile Booking Cage
Female worker bottling ketchup at the original Heinz factory circa 1897. Pittsburgh, PA.
Japan. Japanese Mother and her children. ca. 1920.
antique photo farmers farm kids and farm by vintagewarehouse
NYC. The Cotton Club was a famous night club in New York City that operated during Prohibition. While the club featured many of the greatest African American entertainers of the era, such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Bessie Smith, Cab Calloway, The Nicholas Brothers, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, and Ethel Waters, it generally denied admission to blacks. During its heyday, it served as a chic meeting spot in the heart of Harlem.
Trapped in a loveless marriage Miss Otis begged her husband to take her on vacation. A cruise she suggested, on that big new boat, The Titanic. She plotted in her dreams to get him drunk and for him to carelessly get too close to the edge. Instead all she got was a new outfit with the ship embroidered across her ass.
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
1900-1910. walker evans archive.