A photo family portrait c.1890. Credit: Underwood & Underwood; Library of Congress. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “30 Activities, Games & Ideas for Family Reunion Fun!” http://blog.genealogybank.com/30-activities-games-ideas-for-family-reunion-fun.html
For all those who love baking, but want the tasks to be made as easy as possible, you have Anna M. Mangin to thank for her ability to foresee your needs. The young African American woman invented the pastry fork in 1891.
Photo: Ronald Harmon “Ron” Brown. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Ron Brown: 1st African American to Lead a Major U.S. Political Party” https://blog.genealogybank.com/ron-brown-1st-african-american-to-lead-a-major-u-s-political-party.html
Freedom’s Journal (New York, New York), 16 March 1827, page 1. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “‘Freedom’s Journal’: The 1st African American Newspaper Published in America.” https://blog.genealogybank.com/freedoms-journal-the-1st-african-american-newspaper-published-in-america.html
A newspaper article about the life of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, published in the Omaha World Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), 7 August 1891. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, aka Frederick Douglass.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/frederick-augustus-washington-bailey-aka-frederick-douglass.html