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11. Nyasha writes Tambu many letters but Tambu never responds because she is so deep into her studies.

5. Tambu soon figures out that her cousin is not liked by her classmates.

5. Tambu wants to become a more groomed and proper girl. Does not want to be seen as a peasant.

The most photographed African-American model of the Fifties & Sixties: Helen Williams.

Ladybird Cleveland, an artist and the mother of legendary model Pat Cleveland. Photo by Carl Van Vechten.

2. Tambu's brother was embarrassed of his family when he came home from the mission. He was embarrassed of their lifestyle because he was so used to the luxurious one back at school.

This is a found photograph, purchased online as part of a lot. The donor estimates the photo was taken in the 1930s. Submitted by Jude Bond (Burlington, VT).

7. Tambu starts to admire white people who live and work at the mission.