This young gentleman carries a cane, and I believe that's a fraternity fob on his vest, suggesting he's a college man. By the age of Jim Crow was in full swing. Image by Tallahassee photographer Alvan S.
Rhoda Ray, born slave referred 2 as- “Aunt Rhoda”. During th Battle f Wilson’s Creek, Rhoda & hr children sought shelter in Ray house, then helped treat th wounded after th house was occupied as a Southern field hospital. She was freed in 1865
Miss Sarah Bowman. She and her father run a school in Frimond Bay.
Vintage Images of African American Families We Love
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Dorothy Lavinia Brown was a Bennett and Meharry alum who was the first African American woman surgeon in the South as well as the first African American woman to serve in the Tennessee state legislature.
Mid-Century Breakthrough: Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in
Alice Dunbar Nelson was an American journalist, poet and political activist.
Mildred Jefferson, first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School
African American father and three children For more on the African American experience and achievements in the U. and elsewhere visit Discover Black Heritage , a travel guide to African American history and culture.
James Van Der Zee I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the.