Frida Kahlo in a hospital bed, drawing on her cast with the help of a mirror, 1951.

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

Lucille Ball

I love Lucy. I love Lucy. Lucille Ball had gigs as a hat model. Lucille began her career in the and didn't achieve stardom until the close of the

Training to be a Lady

50 Years Ago, This Was The Advice A 'Charm School Handbook' Gave To Teenage Girls. We should bring back Charm School and teach little girls how to be classy ladies.

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen were the African American military aviators in the United States armed forces

Children watching mom and daddy dancing, 1950s.

Children watching mom and dad dancing photographer Susan Szasz - dancing in the kitchen! Aww this is so beautiful and so important! I remember lovingly watching my parents dance in the kitchen

Milton Snavely Hershey and wife Catherine Sweeney Hershey, were to have returned home on the Titanic and had even given a deposit of $300.00 for their tickets.  Fate intervened when business prompted them to return earlier on the ship, Amerika. If not for FATE there would be NO Hershey's Chocolate.

Seven Famous People Who Missed the Titanic

Famous People Who Missed the Titanic: The man behind the Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar, Hershey's Kisses, and who Hershey, Pennsylvania is named after.

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

"Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong recording the album "Ella and Louis," 1956 © Phil Stern / Staley-Wise Gallery New York

Phylicia & Debbie, 1988. I LOOOOOOOVEEE THIS PIC!!!

Often overshadowed by her older sister Phylicia, Debbie Allen has been a force in Hollywood for decades. Debbie is best known for her roles as Lydia Grant on "Fame," Jackie Warren on "In The.

1939

Jitterbug dancers at a juke joint in 1939 - one of the dances that shaped west coast swing dancing - photo from Library of Congress

Sophia B. Packard and Harriet E. Giles founded the first college for black women in the United States in 1881. The school was named Spelman College after Laura Celestia Spelman Rockefeller, the wife of John D. Rockefeller, who made a sizeable donation to the school.

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.

Billie Holiday

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' mugshot - December1955

The Resilience Of Rosa Parks Mug Shot

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.

Jitterbug at the Savoy Ballroom, New York, 1947

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

3 generations

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.

Gypsy children being taught to play the violin in a courtyard of one of the poorer houses (Budapest, Hungary 1939.)  Photo by William Vandivert

Gypsy children being taught to play the violin in a courtyard of one of the poorer houses of Budapest, Hungary, 1939 Photo by William Vandivert/ life magazine

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