Vintage African American photography

:::::::: Vintage Photograph ::::::::: African American children sitting on a farm tractor trailer filled with cotton that they helped pick. ca 1940

Little girl from the 1890s

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.

African American History.

Two unidentified African American Union Army soldiers, full-length portrait, wearing uniforms, c. 1864

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African American in aviation history.

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award recognizing an African American author of outstanding books for children and young adults

SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900

African American Boys

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He Documented Atrocities (1943) Sgt. William A Scott, III - was a military photographer with the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion *** African Americans were among the liberators of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Scott's pictures are now part of a video record of the liberation of Buchenwald on display at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

Saint Elmo Brady (December 22, 1884 - December 25, 1966) was the first African American to obtain a Ph.D. degree in chemistry in the United States, which he earned in 1916 from the University of Illinois. He taught at Tuskegee, Fisk, Howard and Tougaloo, and was the first African American admitted to Phi Lambda Upsilon, the chemistry honor society. #TodayInBlackHistory

Dr. Eliza Ann Grier. Born a slave she became the first African American to practice medicine in Georgia. Something very important that everybody should know about, that this woman made medical and African American history and human history.

African American Family by Black History Album, via Flickr

Edward Bouchet (1852 – 1918) was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from an American university and the first African-American to graduate from Yale University in 1874. He completed his dissertation in Yale's Ph.D. program in 1876 becoming the first African American to receive a Ph.D. (in any subject). His area of study was Physics. Bouchet was also the first African American to be elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

African American WAVES

AFRICAN AMERICAN ACTRESSES

Gordon Parks was the first African American photographer for LIFE magazine. A visual artist who captured the trials and joys of African Americans…He was the FIRST major African American director and is responsible for the ‘Learning Tree’ & the blaxploitation film ‘Shaft’…

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Merze Tate - (February 6, 1905 - June 27, 1996) was a professor, scholar and expert on United States diplomacy. She was the first African American graduate of Western Michigan Teachers College, first African American woman to attend the University of Oxford, first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in government and international relations from Harvard University (then Radcliffe College), as well as one of the first two female members to join the Department of History at Howard Universit...