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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 was born a slave about 1824;  She was referred to as “Aunt Rhoda” During the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, on August 10, 1861, Rhoda and her children initially sought shelter in the cellar of the Ray house, then helped treat the wounded after the house was occupied as a Southern field hospital. Rhoda was freed in 1865

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

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Miss Sarah Bowman. She and her father run a school in Frimond Bay.

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Dr. Dorothy Lavinia Brown  was the first African American woman surgeon in the South.

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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 1942.

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Alice Dunbar Nelson was an American journalist, poet and political activist.

RESTORED BEAUTY | 1890s  Portrait of African American girl, seated. Hand-colored tintype, c. 1898.

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Mildred Jefferson, first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School

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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.

CultureSOUL; Turn of the Century *The African Americans* Vintage photos from 1900s-1910s.

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Vintage African American Toddlers in 1880.

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Mother and child, circa 1890s. How often do you see photos like this of well-off black family before the turn of the century? And dark-skinned too! Jamaica let us NEVER forget. http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/people_bogle_paul.html Mrs. King and her four…

Nov 1894 - Mother and child, circa How often do you see photos like this of well-off black family before the turn of the century? And dark-skinned too! Jamaica let us NEVER forget.

PHOTOGRAPHY- people in our communities, people living life. Images were taken at a summer festival in Birmingham City. One image was taken in India as part of a street project.

PHOTOGRAPHY- people in our communities, people living life. Images were taken at a summer festival in Birmingham City. One image was taken in India as part of a street project.
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