Becoming New English: Vault of Infinite Wisdom

Becoming New English: Vault of Infinite Wisdom

Watch This 102-Year-Old as She Looks at Old Footage of Herself as a Young Jazz Dancer: Alice Barker, now age 102, was a chorus-line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1930s and ’40s and danced with legends including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. She danced in many movies, commercials and TV shows but had never seen herself on film. With the help of Mark Cantor of Jazz Film and David Shuff, researchers managed to dig up three “soundies” — the music videos…

Watch This 102-Year-Old as She Looks at Old Footage of Herself as a Young Jazz Dancer: Alice Barker, now age 102, was a chorus-line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1930s and ’40s and danced with legends including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. She danced in many movies, commercials and TV shows but had never seen herself on film. With the help of Mark Cantor of Jazz Film and David Shuff, researchers managed to dig up three “soundies” — the music videos…

My favorite Kiss. Classic moment and time in History. The best part is that the sailor didn't know the woman he is kissing in this picture. Watched a Informational show where they found the man and woman that had kisses. The mans future wife is in the background. It was their first date. Pretty cool story!

Man who claimed to be sailor in WWII 'kiss' photo dies

My favorite Kiss. Classic moment and time in History. The best part is that the sailor didn't know the woman he is kissing in this picture. Watched a Informational show where they found the man and woman that had kisses. The mans future wife is in the background. It was their first date. Pretty cool story!

LOOK magazine cover: Lucy, little Lucie, Desi and Desi Arnaz Jr. - not to mention the GOP and the H-Bomb...

LOOK magazine cover: Lucy, little Lucie, Desi and Desi Arnaz Jr. - not to mention the GOP and the H-Bomb...

First Black women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920    These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols,

First Black women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols,

She Would Not Be Silent, Ida B Wells  [b. 1862 - d. 1931]    Ida B Wells was in England in 1894 when she heard that white Southerners had put a black woman in San Antonio, Texas into a barrel with "nails driven through the sides and then rolled [it] down a hill until she died." The 31 year old Wells, a black Southerner, was seasoned to the widespread phenomenon of mob torture and murder that went by the shorthand "lynching"; in fact, she was abroad on a speaking tour denouncing it…

She Would Not Be Silent, Ida B Wells [b. 1862 - d. 1931] Ida B Wells was in England in 1894 when she heard that white Southerners had put a black woman in San Antonio, Texas into a barrel with "nails driven through the sides and then rolled [it] down a hill until she died." The 31 year old Wells, a black Southerner, was seasoned to the widespread phenomenon of mob torture and murder that went by the shorthand "lynching"; in fact, she was abroad on a speaking tour denouncing it…

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