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Zoot Suits, 22 June 1948. Three Jamaican Immigrants (left to right) John Hazel, a 21-year-old boxer, Harold Wilmot, 32, and John Roberts, a 22-year-old carpenter, arriving at Tilbury onboard the ex-troopship Empire Windrush, smartly dressed in zoot suits and trilby hats.

Zoot Suits, 22 June 1948. Three Jamaican Immigrants (left to right) John Hazel, a 21-year-old boxer, Harold Wilmot, 32, and John Roberts, a 22-year-old carpenter, arriving at Tilbury onboard the ex-troopship Empire Windrush, smartly dressed in zoot suits and trilby hats.

Jazz orchestra bringing down the house at the National Rice Festival, Crowley, LA, 1938.

Jazz orchestra bringing down the house at the National Rice Festival, Crowley, LA, 1938.

Col. Charles Young was the third African-American to graduate from West Point, the first to attain the rank of colonel, and he was the highest-ranking black officer in the military at the time of his death in 1922.    Read more: http://www.kentucky.com/2010/11/14/1523362/merlene-davis-col-charles-young.html#ixzz1bTbffPax

Col. Charles Young was the third African-American to graduate from West Point, the first to attain the rank of colonel, and he was the highest-ranking black officer in the military at the time of his death in 1922. Read more: http://www.kentucky.com/2010/11/14/1523362/merlene-davis-col-charles-young.html#ixzz1bTbffPax

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