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Vintage Photo - African American - Black Americana couple

Vintage Photo - African American - Black Americana couple

Beautiful Victorian Adolescent

Beautiful Victorian Adolescent

Full length group portrait of three African American children, ca 1885.

Full length group portrait of three African American children, ca 1885.

"Though I'm grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes."

"Though I'm grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes."

Solomon G. Brown, poet, lecturer, and scientific technician, became the first African American employee at the Smithsonian Institution. At the age of fifteen he began working at the Washington, D.C. post office where he was assigned to assist Joseph Henry and Samuel F.B. Morse in the installation of the first Morse telegraph line in the nation.

Solomon G. Brown, poet, lecturer, and scientific technician, became the first African American employee at the Smithsonian Institution. At the age of fifteen he began working at the Washington, D.C. post office where he was assigned to assist Joseph Henry and Samuel F.B. Morse in the installation of the first Morse telegraph line in the nation.

african american cowboy and companion --early 1900s

african american cowboy and companion --early 1900s

Dr. Alexa Canady became the first african american woman neurosurgeon in 1981.

Dr. Alexa Canady became the first african american woman neurosurgeon in 1981.

Tallest man in recorded history posing with his father | Robert Pershing Wadlow (February 22, 1918 – July 15, 1940) | tallest person in history | Alton Giant | Giant of Illinois | Alton, Illinois | 8 ft 11.1 | weighed 439 lb (199 kg) | lived to 22 years | www.republicofyou.com.au

Fantastically Wrong: Magellan’s Strange Encounter With the 10-Foot Giants of Patagonia

Tallest man in recorded history posing with his father | Robert Pershing Wadlow (February 22, 1918 – July 15, 1940) | tallest person in history | Alton Giant | Giant of Illinois | Alton, Illinois | 8 ft 11.1 | weighed 439 lb (199 kg) | lived to 22 years | www.republicofyou.com.au

Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (1824-1876) was called "the Black Swan" because of the elegance of her voice and grace of her state presence. Born a slave in Natchez, MS, she was freed when her mistress joined the Society of Friends. She began studying music in 1846. In 1854, she became the first African American singer to perform for Britain's royal family.

Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield (1824-1876) was called "the Black Swan" because of the elegance of her voice and grace of her state presence. Born a slave in Natchez, MS, she was freed when her mistress joined the Society of Friends. She began studying music in 1846. In 1854, she became the first African American singer to perform for Britain's royal family.

Name unknown. Courtesy of Robert H. McNeill Estate (circa 1900s) | Vintage African-American Portraits

20th Century Portraits

Name unknown. Courtesy of Robert H. McNeill Estate (circa 1900s) | Vintage African-American Portraits

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