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African American woman wearing beaded dress, with hat Portraits of African Americans from the Alvan S. Harper Collection What a stunner

blackhistoryalbum:  Femme Fatale | The Black Victorians | 1890s via Black History Album, The Way We WereFollow us on TUMBLR, PINTEREST

Madame Vice President: Minnie Brown (taken at White Studios, NY, “She was an actress and singer, and a member of the Williams & Walker Vaudevillian troupe. In 1920 she served as vice president for the National Association of Negro Musicians.

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+  Portrait of Young Woman reading.

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Portrait of Young Woman reading. and all I can think about is supernatural and the freaky girl with the doll in the painting.

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY | 1877 portrait of shy-looking girl sitting on her father’s, 1870′s. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art African American women (name unknown) posing for a studio portrait. 1940s Black History Album: The Way We Were. 100 Years of...

Old Photos conjure up some great stories! [hand-tinted tintype portrait of shy, beautiful little girl sitting on her father’s lap] via the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

SISTERS 1930s (bb: I LOVE these outfits!)

African-American flappers in fur and silk stockings - American history moment minimally, beauty at its finest to the max.