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From a KKK toddler to the real Moulin Rouge — This year’s most Pinned historical photos [20 pictures]

Black American women were denied the right to fly during World War Two because of their race. Mildred Carter 's rejection letter from t.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in 1942, there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of Bataan (sometimes even referred to as the Battling Belles of Bataan) who, despite being prisoners of war, continued to serve as an active nursing unit until their liberation in February 1945.

When Corregidor and Bataan fell in there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of.

A Forgotten Heroine: Civil rights activist Daisy Bates fought to dismantle Arkansas’ segregation laws.

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A Forgotten Heroine: Civil rights activist Daisy Bates fought to dismantle Arkansas’ segregation laws. (And looked fabulous while doing it!

AFFRILACHIANS | The term Affrilachian, coined in the early 1990's by Kentucky poet Frank X Walker. Walker sought to recognize people who are both African American and Appalachian, and to recover the multiracial identify of the region. The people of the southern mountains were, from early settlement days, a community of white, Native American, and African American families. Photo: AME Zion Congregation (courtesy of Hunter Library Special Collections, WCU)

CultureSOUL: The Affrilachians c. late From original poster: “ “The term Affrilachian, coined in the early by Kentucky poet Frank X Walker. Walker sought to recognize people who are both.

Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero: Cheryl Harness, Carlo Molinari: 9780807549902: Amazon.com: Books

Picture Book Biographies Of Brave Girls and Women You Should Read To Your Sons and Daughters

Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero: Cheryl Harness, Carlo Molinari: 9780807549902: Amazon.com: Books

Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. At the age of twenty-fire, he escaped and began a successful career in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures.By 1860, he was living in Denver and became a prosperous tycoon in the hotel, restaurant, and barbershop businesses, earning the nickname the "Black Baron of Colorado." Throughout the Civil War, he gave financial assistance, food, and jobs to escaped and free African Americans.

Barney Ford was born a slave in Virginia. I chose this picture it shows he was a slave then had work and businesses. he helped african- Americans with jobs in colorado

Members of the all black female - 6888th Battalion in Rouen

Obituary: The pioneering sergeant turned activist

Members of the all black female - 6888th Battalion in Rouen

Black nurses at Camp Grant during WWI. The First World War had profound effects on African Americans and African people all over the world.

A Group of Red Cross Nurses on duty as the base hospital at Camp Grant, Rockford,Illinois. (Scott, Camp Grant now has a wonderful & museum and restaurant, located near Rockford airport.

Tuskegee Airmen's Graduation. The school produced 992 pilots during World War II

African American Historical Photo Archive Tuskegee Airmen Graduation at Tuskegee. The school produced 992 pilots during World War II. Image and caption: National Museum of U.

Black women in the United States Army Nurse Corps were assigned to Tuskegee Army Air Field Hospital (C. to assist pilots and cadets with physical and psychological problems. Part of their training included ground school instruction.

African American Debutante Ball by Black History Album, via Flickr

Debutante Ball ~ Group of women in evening dresses in a ballroom, attending the Bachelor Benedict Club (men's club) sponsored annual Debutante Ball, circa Addison Scurlock, photographer.

Women's Army Core (WAC) prior to being shipped off, 1945 African American Women's History War Era WWII 40s military winter uniforms

Members of the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) pose at Camp Shanks, New York, before leaving from New York Port of Embarkation on Feb. The women are with the first contingent of Black American WACs to go overseas for the war effort

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