The six young women in this posed portrait are identified as "The Haymakers" | Picture This
This group of Black girls posed for their portrait in Sacramento in 1910. At that time, middle-class Black women who were supported by their husbands and did not have to work were generally very socially and politically active, whether fighting for Blacks' civil rights or organizing to keep the Black community together. Employment opportunities for Black women in 1910 were
Portrait of Mrs. Hendricks
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Black Woman with a Bicycle - Shellir Island, New Jersey, 1901
I have three small 2 ½ by 4 ¼ inch snapshots that I believe are by the same photographer as the two #2 Kodak cyanotypes of a child in a lake. The handwritten labels on the back of the photographs are the same. It seems that the photographer got or had a second camera. The Kodak #2s are dated 1899 and the three rectangular prints are dated 1901. I am posting the three photographs in the same format. Two of them are labeled "Shellir Island" and one is labeled "Carrie Cook". It took some…
Rare African American Photographs from the Ken Ogden Holdings Added to Dr. Burns’ Collection
We are happy to announce the acquisition of unique images from the Ken Ogden Collection which was sold at auction in August. The Burns Collection emphasizes the black middle and working classes who despite living in a hostile atmosphere created a parallel universe of honor, dignity and community that has continually distinguished itself. The images added to the collection portray the achievement of blacks living the American dream. Proud people showing the world how they wished to be seen…
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Portraits of African Americans from the Alvan S. Harper Collection (1884-1910) Source: State Library and Archives of Florida Photographic Collection. Copyright: No Known Copyright Restrictions (?) For more on African American experience and achievements in the U.S. and elsewhere visit Discover Black Heritage , a travel guide to black history and culture.