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"In 1926, a group of African-American residents of Wilmington, NC, asked if they could use the Wilmington Public Library. They were denied and within a few months they raised enough money to start their own library at Giblem Masonic Hall."

One hour of American slavery is fraught with more misery than ages of that which we rose in rebellion to oppose. by Boston Public Library, via Flickr

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Community Post: Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

White Slaves Mass Campaign: Eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately included to evoke sympathy from white northerners.

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The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

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Community Post: Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

"'Oh! How I love the old flag.' Rebecca, A Slave Girl from New Orleans", 1863-64. In 1863 and 1864, eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately included to evoke sympathy from white northerners. Photographs of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey were mass-produced and sold as part of the campaign.

Part of the cowling for one of the motors for a B-25 bomber is assembled in the engine department of North American [Aviation, Inc.]'s Inglewood, Calif., plant (LOC)