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Star Wars - Publicity still of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher. The image measures 1600 * 1275 pixels and was added on 23 November

European settlers and enslaved Africans introduced Malaria and other tropical diseases to the Americas. These tropical diseases thrived in the swampy region of the Lowcountry. While many slaves were more resistant, the white planters were not. Therefore, whites moved their homes away from the rice fields and vacated the lowcountry at least during the humid season. For the Lowcountry Gullah, this isolation allowed for the creation and preservation of their distinct African culture.

Gullah Culture Thrived in Desolate Conditions

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112 Yr Old Mississippi Woman Waits for Word on Emmett Till Murder Trial - Jet Magazine, October 1955

Disney, thou shalt not defile the Terrific Threesome with your Mercenary Ways. Do not ruin this, please.

Star Wars "Return of the Jedi" (L-R) Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill).

For 40 years, a Houston woman has gathered hundreds of so-called stereo photos of war and slavery.

A grandmother’s trove of Civil War photos goes to Library of Congress

Harriet Tubman marries John Tubman | World History Project

The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's suspected age in this photo is about 30 years.

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The Largest still in captivity, showing Lt. McQuade, George Fowler of Internal Revenue Service and H. Bauer with the largest still ever taken in the national capitol and bottles of liquor, November 11

1920 First Black Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection --hese women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

1920 First Colored Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection

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66 photos prises dans les coulisses de Star Wars V - L'empire contre-attaque

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110+ photos rares du tournage de Star Wars

Rare photos of famous Star Wars Characters that were made during the shooting of the movies and breaks. Awesome collection of pictures. Rare photos of famous Star Wars Characters that were

Han Solo from Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back

Rare photos of famous Star Wars Characters that were made during the shooting of the movies and breaks. Awesome collection of pictures. Rare photos of famous Star Wars Characters that were

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