Back in time


Back in time

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Angela Davis - Revolutionary "Power to the people."

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William Still was a major conductor on the Underground Railroad. He’s considered one of the founders of Black history because he interviewed each person that he helped escape.

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Young Katherine Dunham and her brother, Albert Dunham Jr., ca. 1920. Missouri History Museum (June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, and company director as well as an author, educator, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century and has been called the "matriarch and queen mother of black dance.

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Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

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african native american

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"Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans. Many later became classified as Black Indians"

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People who don't read history books are unaware that a huge number of "cowboys" driving herds to the railheads in Kansas were Indians. And many don't know that some of "Indians" who raided the drives for beef in the the "nations" were runaway African slaves and ex-slaves adopted into the tribes in the Oklahoma territory. Western movies don't tell you that.

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Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952), Chippewa lawyer; she was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law, in 1914. She worked in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was an officer in the Society of American Indians. Because she was a fluent French speaker, she offered her skills as a translator to the War Department during WWI.

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Amazing Buck Franklin (1879–1960), and brother Matthew Franklin. Americans with Chickasaw and African heritage. Buck Franklin became a lawyer, notably defending survivors of the Tulsa Riots (Oklahoma) in 1921 which had resulted in the murder of 300 Americans with African ancestry.

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In 1877, Henry O. Flipper became the first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York.

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Vivien Leigh

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When doves cry... loved the 80's music

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Irena Sendler.

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Don't forget the sacrifice

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Black physicians treating in the ER a member of the Ku Kux Klan

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grace kelly

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Vera-Ellen and Gene Kelly

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Just a reminder that this actually happened. You're welcome.

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This dog was a registered prisoner-of-war in a Japanese POW camp. She saved men's lives by distracting guards when they were about to be punished and was awarded the Dickin Medal. We owe dogs a lot.

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The Story of Elizabeth Keckley, Former Slave Turned Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker [Smithsonian Magazine]

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Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938. This photo is haunting!

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Men waiting in line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression, 1930

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New York, 1903, New York Times Building under construction in soon-to-be named Times Square.

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You are looking at an intriguing picture of Slow Bull, a Dakota Sioux Medicine Man. It was taken in 1907 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents the Medicine Man standing outside his tipi gazing upward, apparently in Prayer. We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact mailto:curator@ol.... Image ID# 7D59DF2A

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Margot and Anne Frank

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