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Josephine Baker, Sepia Dreams | c1920s    Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

Josephine Baker, Sepia Dreams Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

Beautiful Native American  Photography - Edward Curtis

Beautiful Native American Photography -Turn of the century by famed Indian photographer Edward Curtis

new york, 1947  photo by robert frank, from street seen: the psychological gesture in american photography, 1940–1959

tamburina: “ Robert Frank, New York City, 1947 "Dear parents, never have I experienced so much in one week as here. Life here is very different than in Europe.

Full length portrait, young AFrican American girl standing by a tassled chair, holding doll and handle of baby doll carriage, ca. 1870. Randolph L. Simpson African-American collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Vintage African American photography <3

Black Dolls - The Magazine Antiques <> Cabinet card by W. Kendall, c. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale Collection of American Literature, Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American Collection

African American Family, c. 1860 Credit: National Museum of American History  Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

African-American Family, c. 1860 Credit: National Museum of American History Vintage African -American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

Cutie Boy! On voit la frustration d'apprendre dans ses yeux! (Maudit que je connais ça)

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Sharp Dressed Young Man, 1941    African American teenage boy dressed up for the Easter parade, Chicago, Illinois, 1941. Photographer Edwin Rosskam for the U.S. Office of War Information.    Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.    Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb

Sharp Dressed Young Man, 1941 African American teenage boy dressed up for the Easter parade, Chicago, Illinois, Photographer Edwin Rosskam for the U. Office of War Information.

USA::: Robert Frank (1924) - important figure in American photography and film. His most notable work, the 1958 book titled The Americans, was influential, and earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his fresh and nuanced outsider's view of American society. Frank later expanded into film and video and experimented with manipulating photographs and photomontage. © Koos Breukel 1995

Robert Frank is an American photographer and documentary filmmaker. His most notable work, the 1958 book titled The Americans, earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his fresh and nuanced outsider's view of American society.

SSiblings | 1885  Full length group portrait of three African American children, ca 1885. Randolph L. Simpson African-American collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.   Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.iblings | 1885

Full length group portrait of three African American children, ca Randolph L. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

African American children: Descriptions: Two unidentified African American children posing in front of brick and wisteria backdrop.     Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

African American children: Descriptions: Two unidentified African American children posing in front of brick and wisteria backdrop. Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

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