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survivor of conflict in Africa whose hands were cut off by soldiers

Survivor of conflict in Africa whose hands were cut off by soldiers

Mugshots of Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961. I love their faces and the range of emotions. All the tiny and not so tiny smiles, as if they know something. I wonder if they knew they'd win. by ofelia

Mugshots of civil rights activist Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, They fought for the rights of others. We must not ever forget their commitment to the civil rights movement.

A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of “Home” while living in a residence for disturbed children. Poland, 1948.

A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of “Home” while living in a residence for disturbed children. Poland, 1948.

This photo is of Poland in 1948 of Teresa, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home” on the blackboard. ~Kat Well this isnt creepy ~Kit

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

Full face swimming mask, 1928.

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So creepy! Full Face Swimming Mask Designed to protect the wearers face from the harmful effects of the sun.

Our Documents: Civil Rights Act (1964)

On July 2 U. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the historic Civil Rights Act in a nationally televised ceremony at the White House.

Clara Barton, 1821-1912, founder of American Red Cross. Aww. How often did Victorians smile in these long-sit photos? Now I love her all the more.

Clara Barton, first American nurse. Civil War "Angel of the Battlefield", December 1821 – April

Girls learning despite risks. Subversive girlhood exercise's action.

US Lawmakers Call For Boko Haram Victims Fund As Hope Fades For Finding Missing Schoolgirls

Confederate Veteran ... a number of blacks served in the Confederate Army as soldiers. Historians and students of history agree that blacks served by the thousands in the Confederate Army, but they will dispute, however, that these blacks served as soldiers, and will dismiss their service as that of servants attached to the Army.  Not so however.

a number of blacks served in the Confederate Army as soldiers. Historians and students of history agree that blacks served by the thousands in the Confederate Army. Many whites would send slaves to serve in their place.

This photo is of a girl training to ignore white people pulling on her hair and blowing smoke in her face. Pretty morbid, but what an amazing photo. ”

Eve Arnold: School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face or her hair being pulled. Virginia, 1960 (no link, but a reminder to find out more about SNCC training)

This picture shows the first opened Konklave of the Dayton women of the Ku-Klux-Klan. The picture was taken on July 24, 1923 near Dayton, Ohio.

No revisionist history here. This picture shows the first opened Konklave of the Dayton women of the Ku-Klux-Klan. The picture was taken on July 1923 near Dayton, Ohio.

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans -  thus many later became classified as Black Indians

FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

From The Crisis, March 1920.  The Chicago Urban League reported that after each lynching, the number of migrants arriving from the lynch area increased.

"THE REASON" Albert A. African Americans and World War I--Great Migration. Migration was huge back in the this was a big part of it because many people mainly blacks moved from place to place.

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