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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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0621449
MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS.
African American soldiers and sailors who received Medals of Honor for service in the American Civil War, American Indian Wars, and the Spanish American War.
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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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0039821
RECONSTRUCTION, 1868.
'Colored people gathering firewood - A winter scene in Virginia.' Wood engraving, 1868, from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0014204
REMINGTON: 10th CAVALRY.
'A Retiring Scout.' Enlisted man of the 10th (Colored) Cavalry, known as Buffalo Soldiers, on maneuvers in Arizona. Wood engraving after Frederick Remington, 1888.
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0034454
WHITE RIVER ATTACK, 1879.
Company D of the Ninth Colored Cavalry coming to the rescue of a cavalry detachment under attack by Ute Native Americans near the White River Agency, Colorado, on 1 October 1879. Wood engraving from a contemporary newspaper.
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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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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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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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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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0260038
CIVIL WAR: BLACK TROOPS.
Battery A of the 2nd US Colored Artillery. Photograph, c1863.
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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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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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0130285
CIVIL WAR: BLACK TROOPS.
Guard House and African American guards of the 107th U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment at Fort Corcoran, Arlington, Virginia, during the American Civil War.
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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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0268792
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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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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0038347
4th U.S. COLORED INFANTRY.
Company E, 4th U.S. (Colored) Infantry at Fort Lincoln, District of Columbia. Oil over a photograph, 1865.
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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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0087288
54th MASSACHUSETTS, 1865.
The 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment marching through Charleston, South Carolina, 21 February 1865, after the city was taken by Union forces in the American Civil War. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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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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0005001
CIVIL WAR: BLACK TROOPS.
Company E, 4th United States Colored Infantry, at Fort Lincoln, Washington D.C., 1865.
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0053254
EMANCIPATION, 1863.
1st South Carolina (Colored) Volunteer Regiment celebrates the emancipation of the slaves at Port Royal Island, 1 January 1863. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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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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0101449
MEMPHIS: BLACK ORPHANAGE.
Colored orphan asylum at Memphis, Tennessee. Wood engraving, American, c1870.
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0039737
THE COLORED VOTER, 1867.
Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1867.
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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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0049020
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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0104614
SEGREGATED THEATER, 1939.
An African American going into the colored entrance of a movie theater in Belzoni, Mississippi. Photographed by Marion Post Wolcott in 1939.
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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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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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0016966
CIVIL WAR: WEAPONS, 1864.
Camp of the Tennessee Colored Battery at Johnsonville, Tennessee, 1864.
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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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0011777
BATTLE OF OLUSTEE, 1864.
The 54th Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment at the Battle of Olustee during the American Civil War, Florida, 26 February 1864. Lithograph, 1894, by Kurz & Allison.
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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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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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0046160
CREAM OF WHEAT AD, 1916.
"A Colored Supplement": Advertisement for Cream of Wheat from an American magazine of 1916.
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0012876
CIVIL WAR: RECRUITING.
'Come and Join Us Brothers.' American lithograph poster published by the Supervisory Committee for Recruiting Colored Regiments, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1861.
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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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