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The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American pilots in United States military history; they flew with distinction during World War II. Portrait of Tuskegee airman Edward M. Thomas by photographer Toni Frissell, March 1945.
Tuskegee Airman Edward M. Thomas, 1945. Toni Frissell the story of the Tuskegee Airman has been made into a film of the same name, don't bother with the latest one Red Tails it's awful but the first one is wonderful
Edward M. Thomas, a Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American pilots in United States military history. During WW II, the US military was still racially segregated. In 1941, the Army Air Corps formed the 99th Pursuit Squadron. Their first combat assignment was to attack the island of Pantelleria to prepare for the Allied invasion of Sicily. On June 11, 1943, the island surrendered - the first time in history an enemy's military resistance had been overcome solely by air power.
+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Striking portrait of a Young African American Woman.
Photobooth portrait of young woman, 1930s were produced in a studio setting long before the quick & dirty 'bathroom-cell-phone-self-portrait'
Woman with a fan made of feathers
"hidden mother" photograph
+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ African American Mother and her beautiful little family. I adore this portrait - it's one of my favourites!
Group portrait of four female members of the Ovici family, a family of Jewish dwarf entertainers known as the Lilliput Troupe, who survived Auschwitz.
Lena Horne and Tuskegee Airman
Joseph Goebbels smiling before learning that Alfred Eisenstaedt, the photographer, was Jewish, 1933 [983x1280] - Imgur
this is love.
Anna Howard Shaw, a suffragist leader, 1920