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The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dance," December 9, 1986–September 6, 1987.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Eighteenth-Century Woman," January 1, 1981–January 2, 1982.The Metropolitan Museum of Art
EX-SLAVE PORTRAITS (1930-1940) | These Americans. An American Archive.
[mashshare] Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the …
Joan Beaufort, Queen Consort of James I of Scotland (c. 1404 - 15 July 1445) was Queen of the Kingdom of Scotland from 1424 to 1437, being married to JAMES I of Scotland. She was a daughter of JOHN BEAUFORT, 1st Earl of Somerset and MARGARET HOLLAND. Her paternal grandparents were JOHN of GAUNT, Duke of Lancaster and his mistress and later third wife KATHERINE SWYNFORD. The Castle of Stirling had been conferred by James I, upon his English bride, Lady Joanna de Beaufort as her dowry.
Vasco da Gama - King Manuel I of Portugal picked da Gamma to head a new expedition that would continue where Dias had stopped. On November 22, 1498 da Gama rounded the Cape of Good Hope. In May he landed at Calicut (now Kozhikode) on the southwest coast of India. da Gama brought back many trade goods from the Indies.