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    In Our Own Image: Treasured African- American Traditions, Journeys & Icons

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    Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul

    African American Vernacular Photography Selection from the Daniel Cowin Collection

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    the recollections of a resident of Owen Sound, Ontario, an African American known as Old Man Henson... one of the very few books that documented the journey to Canada from the perspective of a person of African descent.

    The book looks at chemists in academia, industry, and government, as well as chemical engineers, whose career path is very different from that of the tradition chemist, and it concludes with a chapter on the future of African American women chemists, which will be of interest to all women interested in a career in science.

    Science fiction by an African American author. Octavia Butler is an amazing writer and this trilogy will have you cooped up in the house for days.

    Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1935. The Daniel Cowin Collection of African American Vernacular Photography

    Acclaimed cookbook author Jessica B. Harris has spent much of her life researching the food and foodways of the African Diaspora. High on the Hog is the culmination of years of her work, and the result is a most engaging history of African American cuisine.

    Living with Jim Crow: African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South

    1977 African American Poet and Playwright.Ntozake Shange's most famous work, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf: a choreopoem, opened in New York City in 1975.

    Stoic Black Women in Sunday Go to Meeting Dresses 1930s African American Photo | eBay

    Vernacular Photography Exhibition by Andrew Newson, via Flickr

    A found photo from Mark Glovsky's vernacular photography collection

    Tina Campt’s new book “Image Matters: Archive, Photography and the African Diaspora in Europe“ examines how Black Germans and Black Britons used vernacular photography to create forms of identity and belonging that challenged racist stereotypes.


    Anon., USA, 1965 Kodak colour snapshot, 3 ½ x 3 ½ ins. (8.5 x 8.5 cm) © Fine Vernacular Photography


    Ume Kayo and vernacular photography - Street Level Japan

    This free Native American Lap Book contains 9 interactive organizers. Topics include the following: * Native American Territories Map * Native American Homes - Staggered Flip Book * Matching Activity – Native American Foods * Famous Native Americans – Flip Organizer * Artifacts – Accordion Fold * Native American Clothing – Mini Book * Native American Villages – Book * Regions – Diamond Fold * Recreation/Games - ¾ Fold