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Ida Wyman, Girl with Curlers, Los Angeles, 1949

unknown woman sitting for studio portrait, circa 1920

#blackboy #vintage #photo

Vintage Black Photos - vintageblack2: To Be Young & Gifted
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    Toni Kersey

    Valerie, I did a scratch board of this photo when I was in middle school. My Mom still has it. Thanks for the memories.

Mahala Lynch Davis, slave and free woman. She was owned by Isaac P. Davis, who brought her to Ohio, freed her, then married her in 1857.

The African American Experience in Southern Ohio

Two little dolls, 1925.

Pretty smile from Rwanda

A Smile From A Child

Two little girls

What My Mother Taught Me Audio - Campus Mixtapes

African American Child by Kingkongphoto & www.celebrity-pho..., via Flickr

Black hair beauty entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker (c.1899) and a key player in the Harlem Renaissance Era

The Mosses Speese Family:This family was one of the most well known African-American settlers of the west,even though African-Americans settled in Nebraska as early as the 1850's the Kincaid Act of 1904 and the homestead Act of 1862 before, allowed African-American families to go into Nebraska in search of land like white settlers.Westward the Moses Speese clan went. This group became a forgotten part of Nebraska history,that has recently been rediscovered.

Ujjain India

Steve McCurry: Photography — Daily Art Fixx - a little art, every day

Two African American midwives, Leon County, Florida, circa 1944.

Florida Memory - Two African American midwives.

An elderly Jewish woman stands on the loading ramp at Auschwitz Concentration Camp near Oswiecim, Poland, 1943/1944. Photo: Deutsche Fotothek / Archive - NO WIRE SERVICE

WWII - Auschwitz Concentration Camp 1943/44

Sadhu with live snake & chillum, Varanasi, India

Holy smoke! by Avinash Peters / 500px

People of Upper Egypt. These are the faces of people that are remnants of the great civilization of the Pharaohs. Although you almost never see them in the modern Egyptian media, the original people are still there largely un-mixed and with separate culture. They have largely been squeezed out of the popular culture, but they are still proud and surviving.

Monkey Perched on Street Performer's Shoulder. A singer/storyteller and his costumed monkey perform tricks for tourists visiting the beach. Hanuman, a monkey god in the Hindu pantheon is the loyal friend to Lord Rama in the great Hindu epic the Ramayana. Lindsay Hebberd, 1992. Mamallapuram, India

Charley Taylor ~ twice sold as a slave with his mulatto mother. First by his father and "owner," Alexander Wethers, of Lewis County, Virginia, to a slave-trader named Harrison, who sold them to Mr. Thornhill of New Orleans. This man fled at the approach of the Union army, and his slaves were liberated by General Butler...including Charley

18-15n-77-30w: “rootsnbluesfestival: “sister rosetta tharpe ” Rockin’ and Rollin’ b4 Elvis….before Chuck Berry ”

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Studio portrait of Black siblings taken by JohnTrlica, a Czech photographer and community leader in Granger, Texas. His studio portraits of African-American, Hispanic and Czech area residents, reflect the diversity of the small Texas town during the 1920s


Love those little things some refer to as imperfection... Its what makes u different, I love my freckles!! montana sweet pea

Chinese Red

Martin Luther King sr, jr, and son....great photo!

Old India

Patti Hearst

legrandcirque: Mug shot of convicted bank robber... - Cinebody Without Organs