Frida Kahlo in her hospital bed, drawing on her corset/plaster body cast with the help of a mirror, 1951 Photographed by Juan Guzman black & white photography injured in an accident as a teenager Frida endured over 40 operations in her life
Sophia B. Packard and Harriet E. Giles founded the first college for black women in the U. in The school was named Spelman College after Laura Celestia Spelman Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, who made a large donation to the school.
A great photo, often mis-labeled as "Young Billie Holiday." As several people have pointed out, the era is wrong. This lovely woman is Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd. She was photographed on Street in NYC in 1960 by William Claxton
Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
Ricky Babbit and Lucy Simms at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem. 1939 found photo print ad street style late early vintage fashions style War Era WWII swing dance dress lindy hop shoes hair flowers men suit
Michael King I II and III which later changed their names to Martin Luther King after the teachings of Martin Luther. Martin Luther King, Jr with his father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, March Photo by Richard Avedon.