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Harlem River 1930’s ©WaheedPhotoArchive, 2011

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Black History Album, via Flickr

Looking After Little Almita Randell Texas, 1920’s [Ross Family Album]

An American Family by Black History Album, via Flickr

The Elders Richmond, VA [Greene Family Album, 1870-1945]

Swing Time | 1938 by Black History Album, via Flickr

african american couple by Black History Album, via Flickr

African American Family by Black History Album, via Flickr

On the evening of July 11, 1951, one of the largest riots in U.S. history began after a young black couple moved into an apartment in all-white Cicero IL, west of Chicago.....

Sharp dressed couple sitting for a full length portrait shot taken at the Daisy Studio. Memphis, TN, 1942. Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album.

African American Couple Headed Out On the Town, 1930's by Black History Album, via Flickr

African American Family, c. 1880 by Black History Album, via Flickr

Dancer Toni Lezexier Escapes Chicago Heat - Jet Magazine, July 9, 1953

"Sharp Dressed Young Man, 1941 African American teenage boy dressed up for the Easter parade, Chicago, Illinois, 1941. Photographer Edwin Rosskam for the U.S. Office of War Information. Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were."

Captain William T. Shorey and family by Black History Album, via Flickr

Family portrait, c. 1940.

What if a white woman fell in love with a black man in the south?

A man on his birthday gathered with his family.

Charbonnet Family, Mother & Son | Faubourg Treme, New Orleans