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Historical Society to show film on African-American experience in Weed - Redding

Historical Society to show film on African-American experience in Weed - Redding

For Coloreds Only | 1938    Image shows several African American youths hanging out around the stairs leading up to the back entrance of a segregated movie theater showing the Tarzan film, Call of the Savage. Anniston, Alabama, 1937. Peter Sekaer, Photographer.

For Coloreds Only | 1938 Image shows several African American youths hanging out around the stairs leading up to the back entrance of a segregated movie theater showing the Tarzan film, Call of the Savage. Anniston, Alabama, 1937. Peter Sekaer, Photographer.

One of my favs!! Oscar Night, Hattie Mcdaniel was the first black performer to win an Academy Award.... Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).McDaniel was also a professional singer-songwriter, comedienne, stage actress, radio performer and television star. She was in fact the first black woman to sing on the radio in America.

One of my favs!! Oscar Night, Hattie Mcdaniel was the first black performer to win an Academy Award.... Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939).McDaniel was also a professional singer-songwriter, comedienne, stage actress, radio performer and television star. She was in fact the first black woman to sing on the radio in America.

Alice Childress August 14,1994 Alice Childress passed away. She was an award-winning playwright, actor and author. She was 81 years old.

Alice Childress August 14,1994 Alice Childress passed away. She was an award-winning playwright, actor and author. She was 81 years old.

Actor William Marshall, Later Known as Count Blacula - Jet Magazine January 3, 1952 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr

Actor William Marshall, Later Known as Count Blacula - Jet Magazine January 3, 1952 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr

African American Office Clerks African American young female clerks working in Chicago Y.W.C.A. office.  Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.  Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb

African American Office Clerks African American young female clerks working in Chicago Y.W.C.A. office. Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were. Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb

Over $400,000 worth of property was destroyed. At least 40 African Americans were killed. Men, women and children were beaten, stabbed, hanged and burned. Nearly 6,000 African Americans were driven from their homes. Across the country, people were aghast at the violence. On July 28, 8,000 African Americans, primarily from Harlem, marched silently down Fifth Avenue

Over $400,000 worth of property was destroyed. At least 40 African Americans were killed. Men, women and children were beaten, stabbed, hanged and burned. Nearly 6,000 African Americans were driven from their homes. Across the country, people were aghast at the violence. On July 28, 8,000 African Americans, primarily from Harlem, marched silently down Fifth Avenue

ca. 1918, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA --- Dr. O.D. Howard, a sergeant with the Minnesota Home Guard, 16th Battalion, Company A, poses in uniform with his young grandson. --- Image by © Minnesota Historical Society/CORBIS.  To learn more about African American History and Photography please visit TALD documentary/multimedia project "Through A Lens Darkly" & Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow @ DDFR.tv.  Upload and share your own family photographs and stories at ddfrsocialnet.ning.com !

ca. 1918, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA --- Dr. O.D. Howard, a sergeant with the Minnesota Home Guard, 16th Battalion, Company A, poses in uniform with his young grandson. --- Image by © Minnesota Historical Society/CORBIS. To learn more about African American History and Photography please visit TALD documentary/multimedia project "Through A Lens Darkly" & Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow @ DDFR.tv. Upload and share your own family photographs and stories at ddfrsocialnet.ning.com !

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