These brave men are withstanding the force of Hurricane Sandy to guard The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Photo by davidhelbig

These brave soldiers are braving the force of Hurricane Sandy (Oct to guard The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia Photo by davidhelbig

The 12 Important Genealogy Dos and Don’ts You Need to Know

The 12 Important Genealogy Dos and Don'ts You Need to Know

5 female Negro officers of Women's League, Newport, R. For more on the African American experience visit Discover Black Heritage , a travel guide to African American history and culture.

Sarcee Mom and Child, c.1900. Need to use this along with pic of mom and kids Dust Bowl image. Great lesson idea somewhere in there.

Mother and Child. First Nations (Sarcee?) mother and child circa late / early Photo of a photo. Taken at the Whyte Museum of the Rockies, in Banff, Alberta.

Inspiring

Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.

Many Victorian mothers, while intending to provide the best food and feeding methods for their infants, tragically caused the deaths of their own little ones. Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.”

Murder Bottles

Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.

Grandmother Watching Child Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo Grandmother Watching Child Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo This is an excellent reproduction of an old photo. Reproduced photo is in mint

Grandmother Watching Child Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Grandmother Watching Child Vintage Reprint Of Old Photo Grandmother Watching Child Vintage Reprint Of Old Photo This is an excellent reproduction of an old photo. Reproduced photo is in mint

news photo Dust Bowl Depression mother with her child 1939 1462-30

news photo Dust Bowl Depression mother with her child 1939 1462-30

Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (1824-1876) was called "the Black Swan" because of the elegance of her voice and grace of her state presence. Born a slave in Natchez, MS, she was freed when her mistress joined the Society of Friends. She began studying music in 1846. In 1854, she became the first African American singer to perform for Britain's royal family.

Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield dubbed "The Black Swan", was an African-American singer considered the best-known black concert artist of her time

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