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Old sharecroppers couple, Oklahoma, 1914.  It seems the simplest of times brings the greatest joy and love.

Old African-American sharecroppers couple, Oklahoma, How unusual to see an old photo where we are laughing! ( I love seeing people laugh)~

Corp. Henry Gaither. "One of the few free men of color in this book when the war began, Gaither and his regiment, the 39th U.S. Colored Infantry, fought as hard as any white organization in the Union army," writes Coddington. "This is one of my favorite images in the book."  From African American Faces of the Civil War by Ron Coddington

African-American Faces Of The Civil War

A free man of color, he and his regiment, the U. Colored Infantry, fought as hard as any white organization in the Union army," writes Coddington. "This is one of my favorite images in the book.

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 a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.

Colored Troops  The 33rd was oganized January 31, 1863 or February 8, 1864, as 1st South Carolina Volunteers Colored Infantry. Attached to U. S. Forces, Port Royal Island, South Carolina, 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. Mustered out January 31, 1866

As the author of Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the United States Colored Troops, Late S. Volunteers, Susie King Taylor was the only African American woman to publish

Survivors...seen it all.

This photo was taken in Washington DC in 1916 at the Convention of Former Slaves. Pictured from left to right is Annie Parram age Anna Angales age Elizabeth Berkeley age 125 and Sadie Thompson age This isn't history. This is herstory!

In your loving gaze/that is the only place/ that I am both lost and found.

In your loving gaze/that is the only place/ that I am both lost and found.

A Gentleman and his horse

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ This is a rare picture of General Robert E Lee with Traveler, looking tired, muddy & miserable with the weight of the Confederate world on his shoulders.

Junal Gerlach -Top Native Model/Actress -with her daughter Ina King- The Real Miss America And Little Miss America! Modeling Tribal Impressions Hanna Top, Matching Fringed Skirt and Five Layer Minnetonka Zipper Boots! Review The Collections off of: http://www.indianvillagemall.com You can also find out more about Junal's professional modeling and acting off of: http://www.modelmayhem.com/1050392

Junal Gerlach -Top Native Model/Actress -with her daughter Ina King- The Real Miss America And Little Miss America! Modeling Tribal Impressions Hanna Top, Matching Fringed Skirt and Five Layer Minnetonka Zipper Boots! Review The Collections off of: http://www.indianvillagemall.com You can also find out more about Junal's professional modeling and acting off of: http://www.modelmayhem.com/1050392

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