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c.1862: Sara Forbes Bonetta

I like the fanning on the bodice - Lady Margaret Beaumont Camille Silvy ‘James Pinson Labulo Davies and Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies)’ 1862 Copyright: National Portrait Gallery, London

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The Story of Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (Circa 1863 - Th e extraordinary life story of Sarah Forbes Bonetta is the stuff of .

Billie “Buckwheat” Thomas (1931-1980) African American child actor that played the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series’ end in 1944. Although the character he played was often the subject of controversy in later years for containing elements of the “pickaninny” stereotype, Thomas always defended his work in the series, pointing out that Buckwheat and the rest of the black Our Gang kids were treated as equals to the white kids in the…

blackhistoryalbum: “ Billie “Buckwheat” Thomas African American child actor that played the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series’.

THE HIGDON FAMILY ] THE BLACK VICTORIANS | 1898. [From The Joseph C. Pennell Collection, University of Kansas]

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians purpleolifant: “ Pictured above is the Higdon family. This photograph was taken in the year 1898 in Britain.

Nathan Francis Mossell (1856-1946) was an African American doctor who helped establish the first black hospital in Philadelphia.

Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on July Nathan Francis Mossell was an African American doctor who established the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital which was the first Black hospital in Philadelphia.

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thecivilwarparlor: “ Rare Photo of Two Unidentified Boys Kentuckiana Digital Library via University of Kentucky [Identification of item], The Belle Brezing Photographic Collection, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Note: Unable to.

Beautiful Alice Barker sees herself for the first time on her 'soundies' .. old movies that followed silent films :)

102-Year-Old Watches Herself on Film as a Young Jazz Dancer

Alice Barker, Harlem Renaissance Dancer, Watches Herself on the Chorus Line : Classicalite

Circassian Woman

Date unknown Circassian Beauty In the P. Barnum exhibited women whom he claimed were Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive Afro hair style and were known as “moss haired girls.

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