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Vintage Swagger. - Cool kids hanging out in the south side of Chicago, 1941. - Photograph by Russell Lee: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa2000020200/PP/

Vintage Swagger. - Cool kids hanging out in the south side of Chicago, 1941. - Photograph by Russell Lee: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa2000020200/PP/

USA. Illinois. Chicago. Beginning of Route 66 sign.
This is where your journey West begins.
Have a great roadtrip!

USA. Illinois. Chicago. Beginning of Route 66 sign. This is where your journey West begins. Have a great roadtrip!

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his cabinet - 1968. These men knew how to wear a suit.

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his cabinet - 1968. These men knew how to wear a suit.

Henrietta Lacks (August 1, 1920 – October 4, 1951)[1] (sometimes erroneously called Henrietta Lakes, Helen Lane or Helen Larson) was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells (from her cancerous tumor) which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create the first known human immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.[2]

Henrietta Lacks (August 1, 1920 – October 4, 1951)[1] (sometimes erroneously called Henrietta Lakes, Helen Lane or Helen Larson) was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells (from her cancerous tumor) which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create the first known human immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.[2]

Woman churning butter. The picture was taken in 1897. Love the little kitten trying to get anything that splashes up.

Woman churning butter. The picture was taken in 1897. Love the little kitten trying to get anything that splashes up.

Contrary to Hollywood, black slaves were America’s 1st cowboys. The word cowboy, originally had nothing to do w-roping cattle & hell-raising in the high plains. The word 'cowboy' grew out of social customs that did not allow black males to be addressed as 'mister' or 'men'. 'Boy,' was a derogatory term for a black male that included "cowboy,”, "house boy,” “field boy,” “stable boy". Thousands of black cowboys were lawmen, Buffalo soldiers, ranchers, farmers. Few are found in history books.

Contrary to Hollywood, black slaves were America’s 1st cowboys. The word cowboy, originally had nothing to do w-roping cattle & hell-raising in the high plains. The word 'cowboy' grew out of social customs that did not allow black males to be addressed as 'mister' or 'men'. 'Boy,' was a derogatory term for a black male that included "cowboy,”, "house boy,” “field boy,” “stable boy". Thousands of black cowboys were lawmen, Buffalo soldiers, ranchers, farmers. Few are found in history books.

Nancy Green, the real Aunt Jemima.Nancy Green was born into slavery November 17, 1834. She became the Trademark for Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix in 1890.Aunt Jemima actually was a song before it became the name of a pancake mix. Nancy Green demonstrated the pancake mix and served thousands of pancakes. She was very friendly, a great story teller and a great cook.

Nancy Green, the real Aunt Jemima.Nancy Green was born into slavery November 17, 1834. She became the Trademark for Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix in 1890.Aunt Jemima actually was a song before it became the name of a pancake mix. Nancy Green demonstrated the pancake mix and served thousands of pancakes. She was very friendly, a great story teller and a great cook.

Buffalo Solider 19th Calvary  If there is one aspect of life that unifies all of America's Buffalo Soldiers 9th and 10th calvary - 24th and 25th Infantry, is the spiritual belief of Oneness

Buffalo Solider 19th Calvary If there is one aspect of life that unifies all of America's Buffalo Soldiers 9th and 10th calvary - 24th and 25th Infantry, is the spiritual belief of Oneness

Harriet Tubman circa 1885   Born Araminta Harriet Ross 1820  Dorchester County, Maryland   Died March 10, 1913 (age 93)  Auburn, New York, US   Cause of death Pneumonia   Resting place Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York, U.S.A    Nationality American     Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.

Harriet Tubman circa 1885 Born Araminta Harriet Ross 1820 Dorchester County, Maryland Died March 10, 1913 (age 93) Auburn, New York, US Cause of death Pneumonia Resting place Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York, U.S.A Nationality American Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.

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