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1935, Cleveland, Ohio - Minnie Ruth Solomon waiting at the train station for her fiance, Olympic champion Jesse Owens on the eve of their wedding.


African-American flapper.

Donyale Luna, 1966, once called “the reincarnation of Nefertiti”, the first black woman to appear on the cover of Vogue, photo by David Bailey. Gorgeous.

WHEN HARLEM WAS IN VOGUE African American flappers on the streets of Harem, NY, 1920s

A dapper, self-possessed gentleman with his Pit Bull. Lovely studio portrait.

Sly Stone

Boy with Walking Cane and Top Hat by Black History Album, via Flickr

Going Places [Sharpe Family Album] ©WaheedPhotoArchive, 2011

Flapper Style | 1920s

SWAGGER | 1930 Image from the book, A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts, 1920-1936. Richard Samuel Roberts, photographer. African American Vernacular Photography.

Stylish Black Men, 1930s via Waheed Photo Archive

Harlem River 1930’s via Waheed Photo Archive

A Fine Young Gentleman via Waheed Photo Archive

Bad boys, bad boys whatcha gonna do whatcha gonna do? When they come for you?

Portrait of an African American man wearing a pin-stripped, formal suit and holding a hat in his right hand, 1905.

An African American woman sitting on car bumper, Shreveport, Louisiana, circa 1931. The Burns Archive

Ms. Jones, Vintage Style, 1940s

“All right Mr. DeMille, we’re ready for our close-up.” African American flappers out and about town dressed to the nines in the roaring twenties, Harlem, NYC. African American vernacular photography.

Two unidentified, fur-bedecked African American women dressed in classic flapper style smile for the camera, circa 1920s. African American vernacular photography via Black History Album via Flickr

SISTERS | 1930s African American vernacular photography…….scenes of everyday people from everyday life. Via Blackhistoryalbum...

Don’t Hate Me Cus I’m Beautiful | 1950s Young bathing beauty hailing from Greenwood, Mississippi, circa 1950s. Photo source: The Nite Tripper via Flickr. African American Vernacular Photography courtesy of Black History Album.

Harlem River 1930’s ©WaheedPhotoArchive, 2011