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"1943" Same year My Parents were married in New York, My Father was in the Army and my Mother accompanied him there from Louisville,KY

27 Vintage Photos of Military Couples That Will Melt Your Heart

blackhistoryalbum:  The Black Captain Ahab | 1898 Portait of Captain William T. Shorey and family, Oakland, CA 1898.    William T. Shorey (1859-1919) was a famous captain in the last days of whaling. He was born in Barbados, the son of a Scottish sugar planter and an Indian creole woman. Shorey began seafaring as a teenager and in 1876 he made his first whaling voyage.  Whaling brought him to California and he married the daughter from a leading African American family in San Francisco.

William T. Shorey – was a century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the and

Vintage_African_American_Family_12 Vintage Images of African American Families We Love!

Vintage Images of African American Families We Love

Vintage_African_American_Family_12 Vintage Images of African American Families We Love!

Josephine Baker tried to combat racism by adopting 12 children of different ethnicities from around the world.   holds in her arms her 10th adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. 1959. age 53 #actor

In this 1959 photo, Josephine Baker holds in her arms her adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. Read the article: Josephine Baker's Rainbow Tribe

Back row L-R: Tatatty (Comanche) with her niece, Wifeper or Frances Wright (Comanche/African American), and Tatatty's husband, Tatenequer (Comanche) Front row L-R: Henry Wright (Comanche/African American) son of Frances Wright, and his brother, Lorenzano Wright (Comanche/African American) - circa 1910

An Ancestry of African-Native Americans

Back row L-R: Tatatty (Comanche) with her niece, Wifeper or Frances Wright (Comanche/African American), and Tatatty's husband, Tatenequer (Comanche) Front row L-R: Henry Wright (Comanche/African American) son of Frances Wright, and his brother, Lorenzano Wright (Comanche/African American) - circa 1910

Father & daughter circa, 1900.

I love this sweet/sad picture. He is probably raising his baby by himself. Man and Daughter by Black History Album

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth. Green signed a lifetime contract with the pancake company and her image was used for packaging and billboards.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.

Women fire fighters directing a hose after the Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbour (Pearl Harbor). (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

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