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African american culture

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Women of the west were different than the girls back home.

The first post seems to have tickled your fancy, so over the past month I’ve been collecting photos on the internet, as well as submissions from readers who rifled through their attics to help me compile more preserved moments of historical sass! Found in Good Housekeeping, June 1952 Found here Reader submission from Peggy…

GENERATIONS | 1913  Portrait of Alex Johnson family by Joseph Pennell.  Joseph C. Pennell Collection, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS

GENERATIONS | 1913 Portrait of Alex Johnson family by Joseph Pennell. Joseph C. Pennell Collection, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS

Janet Collins was the first and only African American to become Prima Ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera in New York (1951). That was almost 65 years ago and she alone today still holds that accomplishment. | #americanhistory #myfreedommyfamily

THEN AND NOW: DANCING QUEENS (Top) Janet Collins was the first and only African American to become Prima Ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera in New York (1951). That was almost 65 years ago and she...

"My twin sister and me Easter 1968. My Aunt made our bonnets. My mom always made sure we were dressed for Easter. We felt so sophisticated with our suits, gloves and panty hose."  Selma Harris - Vintage African American Photography.

"My twin sister and me Easter 1968. My Aunt made our bonnets. My mom always made sure we were dressed for Easter. We felt so sophisticated with our suits, gloves and panty hose." Selma Harris - Vintage African American Photography.

Clara Belle Drisdale was born in Plum, Texas in 1885. She was the valedictorian of the graduating class of Prairie New Normal and…

Clara Belle Drisdale was born in Plum, Texas in 1885. She was the valedictorian of the graduating class of Prairie New Normal and…