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0009223
FREEDMAN'S SCHOOL 1866.
'Zion School for Colored Children', a Freedman's School at Charleston, South Carolina: engraving, 1866.
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0007429
54th MASSACHUSETTS, 1865.
The 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment marching through Charleston, South Carolina, 21 February 1865. Engraving, 1865.
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0163205
1ST U.S. COLORED INFANTRY.
Members of the 1st U.S. Colored Infantry. Photographed by Mathew Brady, c1862.
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0623158
CHICAGO: YMCA, c1915.
African American men in the lobby of the 'Chicago colored YMCA.' Photograph, c1915.
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0623208
BATTLE OF FORT WAGNER, 1863.
'The Gallant Charge of the Fifty-Fourth Massachussetts (Colored) Regiment.' The Second Battle of Fort Wagner during the American Civil War, 18 July 1863. Engraving by Currier & Ives, 1863.
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0006749
FREEDMEN'S SCHOOL, 1866.
'Zion School for Colored Children,' a Freedmen's School at Charleston, South Carolina. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1866.
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0061582
COLORED MEN'S CONVENTION.
The National Convention of Colored Men in session at Washington, D.C., in 1869. Contemporary colored engraving.
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0010970
BLACK SENATORS, 1872.
'The First Colored Senators and Representatives in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States.' Lithograph, 1872, by Currier & Ives.
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0027178
NEW YORK: DRAFT RIOTS.
The burning of the colored orphan asylum during the New York City Draft Riots of 13-16 July 1863. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0089493
BLACK SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Children of a 'School for Colored Children,' a Freedmen's School, studying in the street of a Southern town. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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0039737
THE COLORED VOTER, 1867.
Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1867.
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0114173
SEGREGATED BUS STOP, 1940.
Scene at a segregated bus stop in Durham, North Carolina. Photographed by Jack Delano, May 1940.
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0048885
CUBA: TENTH CAVALRY, 1898.
Members of the U.S. Tenth (Colored) Cavalry on San Juan Hill, Cuba, following its capture, July 1898, during the Spanish American War. Oil over a photograph.
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0028168
BUFFALO SOLDIER, 1886.
The rescue of Corporal Scott by Lieutenant Clark, both of the 10th (Colored) Cavalry, under Apache fire. Wood engraving, 1886, after Frederic Remington.
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0089494
BLACK SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Children on their way to a 'School for Colored Children,' a Freedmen's School, in a Southern town. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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0268794
CIVIL WAR: LETTER, 1864.
A letter from Ann, a slave, to her husband Andrew Valentine, a soldier in the 2nd Missouri Colored Infantry, 1864.
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0111664
AFRICAN AMERICANS, c1883.
'Distinguished Colored Men.' Portraits of Frederick Douglass, Robert Brown Elliott, Blanch Kelso Bruce, William Wells Brown, Richard Theodore Greener, Reverend Richard Allen, Joseph Hayne Rainey, Ebenezer Bassett, John Mercer Langston, P.B.S. Pinchback, and Henry Highland Garnet. Chromolithograph, American, c1883.
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0123096
SEGREGATED THEATRE, 1937.
The Rex Theatre 'For Colored People' in Leland, Mississippi. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, June 1937.
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0105282
SEGREGATION: WAITING ROOM.
'Waiting room for colored only.' Photograph, mid 20th century.
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0264606
CIVIL WAR: MUSICIANS, 1865.
Band of the 107th U.S. Colored Infantry. Photographed by William Morris Smith at Fort Corcoran, near Arlington, Virginia, November 1865.
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0046160
CREAM OF WHEAT AD, 1916.
"A Colored Supplement": Advertisement for Cream of Wheat from an American magazine of 1916.
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0038348
CIVIL WAR: BLACK SOLDIER.
Studio portrait of Sgt. J.L. Baldwin of Company G, 56th U.S. Colored Infantry, organized in August 1863. Oil over a photograph.
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0323408
PUBLIC HEALTH DISPENSARY.
Patients waiting in the segregated waiting room at a public health dispensary in Washington, D.C. Photograph, November 1920.
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0001340
JIM CROW LAWS, 1939.
A segregated water fountain at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Photographed by Russell Lee, 1939.
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0013154
CIVIL WAR: BLACK SOLDIER.
Tintype of Sergeant J.L. Baldwin of Company G, 56th U.S. Colored Infantry, organized in August 1863.
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0101449
MEMPHIS: BLACK ORPHANAGE.
Colored orphan asylum at Memphis, Tennessee. Wood engraving, American, c1870.
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0053255
SC: EMANCIPATION, 1863.
1st South Carolina (Colored) Volunteer Regiment celebrates the Emancipation of the Slaves at Port Royal Island on 1 January 1863: wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0352053
CARTOON: BLACK LEGISLATURE.
Racist cartoon showing members of the South Carolina Legislature in argument in the House, with Columbia rebuking them. Cartoon by Thomas Nast from 'Harper's Weekly,' 14 March 1874.
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0080325
POVERTY, 1868.
'Inquiring Colored Individual: Sam, what do you s'poses dey does wid dem ashes? Experienced Ditto: Why, dey takes and dey sifts 'em out, and dey picks 'em over, and dey sells 'em to de lower classes.' Cartoon from an American newspaper of 1868.
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0260038
CIVIL WAR: BLACK TROOPS.
Battery A of the 2nd US Colored Artillery. Photograph, c1863.
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CIVIL WAR: BLACK TROOPS.
Battery A of the 2nd US Colored Artillery. Photograph, c1863.
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0028166
REMINGTON: 10th CAVALRY.
'Laying back on the trail.' Enlisted man of the 10th (Colored) Cavalry, known as Buffalo Soldiers, on maneuvers in Arizona. Wood engraving, 1888, after Frederick Remington.
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0038102
BUFFALO SOLDIERS.
Members of the 9th (Colored) U.S. Cavalry Regiment, E Troop, who were known as "buffalo soldiers" for the pelts they wore in their service in the American West: photographed at San Francisco, 1900.
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0016966
CIVIL WAR: WEAPONS, 1864.
Camp of the Tennessee Colored Battery at Johnsonville, Tennessee, 1864.
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0005001
CIVIL WAR: BLACK TROOPS.
Company E, 4th United States Colored Infantry, at Fort Lincoln, Washington D.C., 1865.
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0103149
WORLD WAR I: RECRUITMENT.
'Colored Man is No Slacker.' American recruitment poster of World War I. Lithograph by E.G. Renesch, 1918.
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0063687
BATTLE OF FORT WAGNER, 1863.
The 54th Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment storming Fort Wagner, South Carolina, during the American Civil War, 18 July 1863. Lithograph, 1890, by Kurz & Allison.
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0004980
NEW YORK: DRAFT RIOTS.
Destruction of the colored orphan asylum during the New York City Draft Riots of 13-16 July 1863. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0089481
BLACK CONVENTION, 1876.
The Colored National Convention in session in Nashville, Tennessee, 5-7 April 1876. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0111667
AFRICAN AMERICANS, c1881.
'Heroes of the Colored Race.' Portraits of Blanche Kelso Bruce, Frederick Douglass and Hiram Rhodes Revels. Chromolithograph, American, c1881.
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