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Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.
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New Orleans Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau was born on this day in 1794.
Marie Laveau: The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. In all times, in all places, no one has ever risen to the status or fame in Voodoo as Marie Laveau. Famed in history, infamous in folklore and ever present, even today.
marie laveau - New Orleans Voodoo Queen. To this day people leave offerings at her grave in St. Louis Cemetery.
Marie Laveau /// (September 10, 1794 – June 16, 1881) was a Louisiana Creole practitioner of Voodoo renowned in New Orleans. She was born free in New Orleans.
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Puerto Rico in the 1940's Boricuas take out government loans to work the land.
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Delano, Jack,, photographer. FSA - T[enant] P[urchase] borrower? by his field, Puerto Rico 1941 Dec. [or] 1942 Jan. 1 slide : color. Notes: Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. Subjects: Farmers Farm relief United States--Puerto Rico Format: Slides--Color Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 11671-25 (DLC) 93845501 General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34002 Call Number: LC-USF35-383
Portrait of Julia Tuttle: Miami, Florida Date: ca. 1890 General Note: A landowner and developer, Tuttle bought a square mile of land at the mouth of the Miami River, more than half of which she donated to induce others to settle there. She is credited with having prompted Henry M. Flagler to consider extending the Florida East Coast Railway to Miami. She was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame in 1984.
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Julia Tuttle: Miami, Florida (ca. 1890) A landowner and developer, Tuttle bought a square mile of land at the mouth of the Miami River, more than half of which she donated to induce others to settle there. She is credited with having prompted Henry M. Flagler to consider extending the Florida East Coast Railway to Miami. She was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame in 1984.
Portrait Of Julia Tuttle, ca. 1890 Julia Tuttle was a pioneer resident and one of the founders of Miami. Known as "Mother of the city of Miami," she is widely recognized as the only female founder of a major American city. She is also credited with having influenced Henry M. Flagler to extend the Florida East Coast Railway to Miami. State Archives of Florida.
Las Mujeres De la Revolucion Mexicana.
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Las Soldaderas of the Mexican Revolution.
Las Mujeres De la Revolución Mexicana. (Women of the Mexican Revolution)
Las Mujeres De la Revolucion Mexicana. Now this to me is beauty. :)
Frank G. Carpenter, Eskimo Medicine Man, Alaska, Exorcising Evil Spirits from a Sick Boy/Working to beat the devil, Nushagak, Alaska, ca. 1895.
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"Working to beat the devil" - Eskimo medicine man exorcising evil spirits from a sick boy, Alaska, ca.1900
About Native Americans: Native Americans Conjure Witches and Spirits
Inuit Shamanism (layering textures)
Yolanda Montes "Tongolele" January 3, 1932, Spokane, Washington) is an exotic dancer and actress of the Cinema of Mexico. In Mexico she is considered the principal exotic dancer along Kalantán, Bongala and Su Muy Key.
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Yolanda Montes "Tongolele" January 3, 1932. Mexican Cinema
Yolanda Montes Tongolele burlesque dancer 1950's
Overseer and sharecroppers, Knoxville, 1910
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Emory acquires vast African American photo collection
Emma Tenayuca led a strike by pecan shellers in 1938, when she was 21. The strike lasted three months, and the number of strikers and supporters reached 12,000. Photo: Institute Of Texan Cultures
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Emma Tenayuca(1916–1999) Labor Organizer As a student, Tenayuca realized her life of poverty as a Latina differed greatly from the living conditions of Americans described in her schoolbooks. As a labor organizer, she improve the opportunities of poor people, especially Latinos. She worked to end unfair child labor practices. She is best known for her fiery speeches and union organizing work which began in a successful 1934 strike on behalf of pecan shellers in a Texas food processing ...
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A feminist symbol of the Mexican Revolution, La Adelita was the name of a woman soldier, a soldadera, who followed the troops, helped set up camp, and cooked for the soldiers
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Mexican Revolutionary female fighters.
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Adelitas ó Soldaderas: Mujeres que durante la Revolución Mexicana (1910) se enrolaban para combatir como soldados ó ayudar como enfermeras y cocineras. Usaban las cananas(carrilleras) cruzadas al pecho y rifles
A feminist symbol of the Mexican Revolution, La Adelita was the name of a woman soldier, a soldadera, who followed the troops, helped set up camp, and cooked for the soldiers and sometimes fought alongside the men.
This woman was the inspiration for my Halloween costume a couple of years ago...so bad-ass!
Brown Berets, Marcha de Reconquista, Sacramento 1971.
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A Chicana Brown Beret leading a march in Sacramento at La Marcha de la Reconquista. 1969.
The Brown Berets. The meaning of Chicano Power is rooted in the civil rights movement. In the 60s Chicanos and Blacks marched the streets shouting Chicano Power and Black Power. They sought to challenge the status quo and build power within their communities. Chicano Power therefore means the continuance of seeking freedom, prosperity, and peace for Chicano people.
Prejudice: Dorothy Counts is sneered at by a wholly-white audience as she enrolls to start her schooling at Harding High School (Original picture by Don Sturkey, September 4, 1957)
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Prejudice: Dorothy Counts is sneered at by a white students and parents as she enrolls to start her schooling at Harding High School (Original picture by Don Sturkey, September 4, 1957 - Colorized by Swedish artist Sanna Dullaway) - - - - How she must have felt...wow
15 Famous Photos in History Colorized «TwistedSifter Dorothy Counts, the first black student to attend Harding High School in Charlotte http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2008/11/25best_slideshow200811#slide=11
DOROTHY COUNTS - BREAKING DOWN THE BARRIERS Dorothy Counts became one of the first black students to be accepted into the previously all-white Harding High School, in Charlotte, U.S.. Upon enrolling to start her journey she was mocked, spat on, racially abused and thrown rocks at. In other states in the country, violence began to erupt as black people began to realise that they had to stand up for their civil rights.
60's school desegregation - 14 Famous Black White Photos Colorized.
Classic black and white pictures get colored - Dorothy Counts
On this César Estrada Chávez Day, let us remember that it was not just César Estrada Chávez fighting alone. With him, stood Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta. She deserves as much recognition as he does.
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April 10, 1930: Labor leader, community organizer, civil rights activist, and feminist Dolores Huerta is born. She co-founded, with Cesar Chavez, the National Farm Workers Association, which would later become the United Farm Workers. “Walk the street with us into history,” Huerta said. “Get off the sidewalk.”
“Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk.” –Dolores Huerta, labor & civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association (United Farm Workers). Help give women's history a home in our nation's capital! Write to your Senators: http://www.congressweb.com/NWHM
Malcom X. Mohamed Ali. In 1967, three years after Ali had won the World Heavyweight Championship, he was publicly vilified for his refusal to be conscripted into the U.S. military, based on his religious beliefs and opposition to the Vietnam War. His 1966 statement, "Man, I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Cong", was one of the more telling remarks of that era.
Malcom X. Mohamed Ali.
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happy father's day
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Fathers & their children #muhammadali #malcomx
MalcolmX & Ali
A #CodeBlackFlashback of Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali and their children! #blackhistory https://www.facebook.com/Codeblacklife
W. E. B. Du Bois Cutting the Birthday Cake for his 95th Birthday in Ghana, 1963
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W.E.B. DuBois at his 95th birthday
Amazed that this image exists. W. E. B. Du Bois Cutting the Birthday Cake for his 95th Birthday. Ghana, 1963
The Mexican Revolution was characterized by several socialist, liberal, anarchist, populist, and agrarian movements. These women were soldiers of the Revolution.
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In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.”
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In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29. [Wiki] /
Senhora Escravos being carried by her slaves, São Paulo, Brazil, ca. 1860
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A lady with two slaves, in Bahia, Brazil, 1860 (Link to more photos)
1860. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Lady being carried by her slaves.
Brazilian Princess Leopoldina and Isabel (seated), 1855.