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Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley of Boston

Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley of Boston

Public domain photograph of portrait art print, 18th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Title page of a pamphlet: A Plan for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery in the United States, without Danger or Loss to the Citizens of the South (Baltimore: Benj. Lundy, 1825)

Title page of a pamphlet: A Plan for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery ...

Illus. in: A Plan for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery in the United States, without Danger or Loss to the Citizens of the South (Baltimore: Benj. Lundy, 1825), title page. Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring... More

The aristocracy of color - Drawing. Public domain image.

The aristocracy of color - Drawing. Public domain image.

Signed in stone: J. Cn. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

Bobalition of slavery - Public domain portrait print

Bobalition of slavery - Public domain portrait print

Another in the series of "bobalition" broadsides, marking the July 14 celebration of the anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade. (See no. 1819-2). The text, facetiously dated "Uly 14teenth 18 hundred ... More

Ladies whipping girls. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Ladies whipping girls. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A white woman whipping a slave girl. Illus. in: Picture of slavery in the United States of America / George Bourne. Middletown, Conn. : E. Hunt, 1834, p. 109. Reference copy in: LOT 4422-A-3.

The Massachusetts hoar, outwitted, or hopping-John, and Johnny-cake, for cod fish 'notions,' wide awake!!!

The Massachusetts hoar, outwitted, or hopping-John, and Johnny-cake, f...

An imaginative but puzzling commentary on sectional tensions over slavery between New England abolitionists and southern agrarian slaveholders. In his sweeping satire the artist also portrays a considerable hos... More

[Studio portrait of unidentified man wearing double-breasted jacket.]
S. A. Payne (Bishop Payne). - Public domain portrait print

S. A. Payne (Bishop Payne). - Public domain portrait print

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

[Studio portrait of unidentifed young man, seated on prop hay bale.]

[Studio portrait of unidentifed young man, seated on prop hay bale.]

A man laying on the ground with his feet up. A man laying on a rock with his head on the ground. Public domain postcard scan.

The blessings of liberty or how to "hook" a "gentleman of color"

The blessings of liberty or how to "hook" a "gentleman of color"

A diverse group of abolitionists try to drag an unwilling black man toward the left with a large gaff hook. Holding the hook are (left to right) an old hag, a Quaker man, and two other homely men. The hag dec... More

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gallery, No. 11 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA.

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gal...

Photo shows an elderly African American man, three-quarter length portrait, wearing coat and top hat, seated, facing front, with right hand resting on the handle of a bow saw that he holds between his legs. In... More

The cook. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

The cook. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

African American woman in kitchen. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 12, 1856. See LC-USZ62-2571. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Essence of Old Virginia Wheat Whiskey, A.M. Bininger & Co. / Sarony, Major & Knapp liths., N.Y.

Essence of Old Virginia Wheat Whiskey, A.M. Bininger & Co. / Sarony, M...

Whiskey advertising label showing African Americans in tavern dancing. Copyright by Rufus Watles & L.C. Sanger.

Honorable Hiram R. Revels of Miss. - Public domain portrait photograph

Honorable Hiram R. Revels of Miss. - Public domain portrait photograph

African American legislator. Public domain photograph - Portrait, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

American fashions (fall annd winter 1860-61) by Genio C. Scott

American fashions (fall annd winter 1860-61) by Genio C. Scott

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: loc.gov Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Scott, Genio C., copyright claimant. Category desi... More

Presented by a committee of ladies of Philadelphia. Oct. 1863 3rd United States Colored Troops.

Presented by a committee of ladies of Philadelphia. Oct. 1863 3rd Unit...

American eagle as emblem of the 3rd United States Colored Troops. On verso: D.B. Bowser - Artist - No. 481 North 4th St. Philada. Photograph of painting by Bowser. In album: [U.S. army officers and other person... More

Prof. John Langston, Howard University, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Prof. John Langston, Howard University, American Civil War Photograph,...

African American educator, diplomat, and legislator. Public domain photograph - United States during American Civil War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"Jewels" found at Alexandria, by the Federal Army; consisting of chains, bracelets, and anklets. Supposed to have belonged to the "First Families" of Virginia / S.C. Upham, 310 Chestnut St.

"Jewels" found at Alexandria, by the Federal Army; consisting of chain...

Picture shows shackles, leg irons and handcuffs. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: Envelope 11; leg and arm slave shackles. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.231)

Negro Soldiers. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Negro Soldiers. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Hand written note by reader on verso states probable location as South Carolina. Information unverified.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Virginia - 19th century Virginia.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Virginia - 19th century Virginia.

Exterior, African American woman standing in foreground. Address: 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, Virginia. Stereo, The War for the Union. Photographic History (no. 2300). LC-B811-2300 (half). This record contains ... More

Dark artillery, or, How to make the contrabands useful

Dark artillery, or, How to make the contrabands useful

Cartoon showing Afro-American men with cannons on their backs at Civil War battle scene. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 Oct. 26, p. 368, top.

"Nick Biddle," of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, the first man wounded in the great American Rebellion, "Baltimore, April 18, 1861" / W. R. Mortimer.

"Nick Biddle," of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, the first man wounded in t...

Photograph shows Nicholas Biddle, an African American Union soldier, in uniform, half-length portrait, facing front. Photographer's stamp on verso. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows soldiers and slaves in front of the slave quarters on Drayton's plantation. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.271).

Negroes driven south by the Rebel officers

Negroes driven south by the Rebel officers

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 Nov. 8, pp. 712-713. Public domain photograph - United States during American Civil War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Freed slave children with their teachers]

[Freed slave children with their teachers]

Title from inventory. Stereoview shows a group of African American children of all ages posed in front of their schoolhouse in Beaufort, South Carolina. The Caucasian women standing behind them on the steps of... More

Seabrook's negro quarters. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

Seabrook's negro quarters. 19th century, Library of Congress collectio...

Photograph shows an aerial view of the slave quarters at Seabrook's Plantation.

Gordon as he entered our lines. Gordon under medical inspection. Gordon in his uniform as a U.S. soldier

Gordon as he entered our lines. Gordon under medical inspection. Gordo...

Gordon, a runaway slave from Mississippi, in tattered clothes; bare back showing scars; and in Union Civil War uniform. From photographs by McPherson & Oliver. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 July 4, p. 429, bottom.

Studio portrait of John C. Napier
Stephen's varieties No. 3: The slave in 1863

Stephen's varieties No. 3: The slave in 1863

Envelope for collectors cards showing Afro-American soldier holding bayoneted rifle. Copyright by William A. Stephens.

The riots at New York - The rioters burning and sacking the colored orphan asylum

The riots at New York - The rioters burning and sacking the colored or...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 7, no. 344 (1863 August 1), p. 493.

Carroll & Queen's double cloc dance / J. H. Bufford's lith., Boston.

Carroll & Queen's double cloc dance / J. H. Bufford's lith., Boston.

Two men performing dance. Copyright by Oliver Ditson & Co. Public domain scan of American 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Soldiers from the 134th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in front of tent at Columbus, Kentucky with African American boy

Soldiers from the 134th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in front of tent a...

The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of egg whites and salt, which creates a glossy surface to h... More

"Jeff wants to get away", Confederate States of America.

"Jeff wants to get away", Confederate States of America.

An illustrated sheet music cover for an anti-Confederate comic song. Confederate president Jefferson Davis stands on a bale of cotton and asks John C. Breckinridge, former U.S. Vice President and fellow secess... More

Freedom's immortal triumph!  Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty."  Last scene of all, that ends this strange eventful history

Freedom's immortal triumph! Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty." Las...

A vindictive Northern fantasy on the aftermath of the Civil War. Confederate president Jefferson Davis, dressed in a hoopskirt or crinoline, hangs from a "Sour Apple Tree" at left, a Bowie knife in one hand and... More

Officers 4th U.S. Colo[r]ed Infantry, Fort Slocum, April, 1865

Officers 4th U.S. Colo[r]ed Infantry, Fort Slocum, April, 1865

Photograph shows African American NCO's in second row, on right. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 689. Original neg. no.: LC-B817-7689.

Franchise. And not this man? / Th. Nast.

Franchise. And not this man? / Th. Nast.

Columbia speaking, with hand on shoulder of Civil War soldier, who lost a leg in the war. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1865 Aug. 5, p. 489.

[General Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen and staff near Washington, D.C.]

[General Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen and staff near Washington, D.C....

Group portrait showing brevetted Brigadier General Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen (seated second from right, with double row of buttons on jacket) and other soldiers in front of tent. An African American man is ... More

The first of May 1865 or gen[era]l moving day in Richmond, Virginia / Kimmel.

The first of May 1865 or gen[era]l moving day in Richmond, Virginia / ...

Print shows Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and Stonewall Jackson vacating premises in Richmond as African Americans and whites look on.

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not this man?" Th. Nast

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not this ...

Centerfold prints show Columbia considering why she should pardon Confederate troops who are begging for forgiveness when an African American Union soldier with an amputated leg does not have the right to vote.... More

A happy family. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A happy family. Book illustration from Library of Congress

African American woman with seven children. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 33 (1866). "Personal recolletions of the war." This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The power of fashion - Defiance Cigar Manufactory - D.H.

The power of fashion - Defiance Cigar Manufactory - D.H.

Tobacco package label showing an African American woman sitting on a step at the entrance to a building, smoking a cigar; she is wearing torn clothing and a dog is sitting beside her. Entered according to Act ... More

Selling a freedman to pay his fine, at Monticello, Florida / from a sketch by Jas. E. Taylor.

Selling a freedman to pay his fine, at Monticello, Florida / from a sk...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1867 Jan. 19, p. 273.

The First cotton-gin / drawn by William L. Sheppard.

The First cotton-gin / drawn by William L. Sheppard.

African American slaves using cotton gin. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 Dec. 18, p. 813.

The modern Cornelia, a veritable rum 'un

The modern Cornelia, a veritable rum 'un

Woman labeled "universal suffrage" seated on ballot box, African American man labeled "Negro suffrage", and woman labeled "female suffrage" holding club labeled "sorosis." Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated ... More

Kim & Jennie to Laura H. Fredille.

Kim & Jennie to Laura H. Fredille.

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Republicans! Democrats! A word with you about negro suffrage ... [Signed] Oliver Ellsworth. [1869?].

Republicans! Democrats! A word with you about negro suffrage ... [Sign...

Title.; Negro suffrage. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 9, Folder 17.

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection. Public domain photograph - Portrait, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Portrait of African American girl, seated]

[Portrait of African American girl, seated]

Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection. Public domain photograph - 19th-century studio portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

D.A. Christie. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

D.A. Christie. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... More

Loudy or Londy, J.S - Public domain portrait photograph

Loudy or Londy, J.S - Public domain portrait photograph

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... More

Unidentified woman. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

Unidentified woman. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

Date based on span of years of C.M. Bell Collection. Negative number assigned by Library. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. Temp note: Batch 52.

Reese, J.W. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

Reese, J.W. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... More

Tantse, J.F. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

Tantse, J.F. C.M. Bell Studio, Washington DC

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date based on probable date range for negative numbers preceding LC-B5-35838. Gift... More

[Illus. of story "Louisiana and the rule of terror: portr. of Julia Hayden, "the colored school teacher, one of the latest (murder) victimsof the White Man's League" & (mob) "attack upon the police in the streets of New Orleans]

[Illus. of story "Louisiana and the rule of terror: portr. of Julia Ha...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1874 Oct., p. 856-57. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422 E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cartoons, US Oct. 1874; Justice (Allego... More

Waiting for an offer / W.L. Sheppard del.

Waiting for an offer / W.L. Sheppard del.

African American junk dealer bargaining with women over the price of items they are selling, including a gun. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1874 Jan. 31, p. 97.

Shall we call home our troops? "We intend to beat the negro in the battle of life & defeat means one thing--EXTERMINATION" - Birmingham (Alabama) News

Shall we call home our troops? "We intend to beat the negro in the bat...

Reaction of radical South toward Negro after North does not follow up her promises to the Negro. Wood engraving by C.S.R. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1875 Jan. 9. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4422 H. This record con... More

I'm going home to Clo - Victorian era public domain image

I'm going home to Clo - Victorian era public domain image

African American songs, illustrated music covers. Old man leaving North Carolina for South Carolina. LOT subdivision subject: Negro Life. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Cop... More

Scene about a cotton plantation

Scene about a cotton plantation

Picryl description: Public domain image of a farm, farmer, agriculture, early 20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Frederick Douglass C.F. Conly Photographer, 465 Washington St., Boston

Frederick Douglass C.F. Conly Photographer, 465 Washington St., Boston

Photograph shows reproduction of portrait by George Kendall Warren taken in 1876. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War... More

Cutting sugar cane in Louisiana

Cutting sugar cane in Louisiana

Public domain photograph - historical image of Louisiana, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, 19th centu...

Picryl description: Public domain image, drawing, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Portrait photo of A group - taken near Thomasville

Portrait photo of A group - taken near Thomasville

African American man and three children posed at corner of log building, near Thomasville, Georgia. In album: Lot 7753-C, p. 68.

Pignapoke receives a shock - Drawing. Public domain image.

Pignapoke receives a shock - Drawing. Public domain image.

(DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Our Little Culture Society at Pignapoke," Life, 5:187 (April 2, 1885).

Read Kizzy's loyality - A newspaper advertiser with a woman holding a baby
[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left, reading book]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left, reading bo...

Helen Nanny Burroughs Collection (Library of Congress) Public domain photograph - Portrait, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Please go 'way and let me sleep

Please go 'way and let me sleep

Title transcribed from original jacket. "G-3952" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 34362. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[African American dandy strikes another dandy with an umbrella]

[African American dandy strikes another dandy with an umbrella]

V35189 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 12. Copyrighted 1890 by The Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich.

Please mister take her tintype / George Barker, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Please mister take her tintype / George Barker, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Stereograph showing African American children posing outside a house. 30915 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1891 by Geo. Barker.

Portrait photograph of Poindexter, Miss S, C.M.Bell Studio

Portrait photograph of Poindexter, Miss S, C.M.Bell Studio

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date from photographer's logbook. Gift; American Genetic Association, 1975. Temp ... More

Portrait photograph of Gibbs, Miss H, C.M.Bell Studio

Portrait photograph of Gibbs, Miss H, C.M.Bell Studio

Title is unverified name of sitter or person who ordered the photograph, from handwritten label on negative sleeve or negative. Date from photographer's logbook. Notation on neg. sleeve: 6 mu. Gift; American Ge... More

Miss Ida B. Wells, [Frontispiece]

Miss Ida B. Wells, [Frontispiece]

Public domain scan of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Shadows on beach, Coney Island--colored girls bathing

Shadows on beach, Coney Island--colored girls bathing

Public domain photograph of 19th-century stereoscopic card, people, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Morrision's production of the new sensational melo-drama, The Indian

Morrision's production of the new sensational melo-drama, The Indian

Public domain scan of American 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"Away Down South in Dixie." Chickamauga Park, Ga.

"Away Down South in Dixie." Chickamauga Park, Ga.

2 African American soldiers with guitar and banjo seated in front of open tent; another reclining inside; tents in backgrd.; US Army mobilization camp, Spanish-American War. Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley; ... More

Chas. E. Blaney's big extravaganza success, A female drummer

Chas. E. Blaney's big extravaganza success, A female drummer

"Russell-Morgan Print." Blaney and Vance, managers. Caption: The world's celebrated Blaney Quartette : on of the many features of this famous production. Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., ... More

[Young African American woman, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, with left hand on back of chair]

[Young African American woman, three-quarter length portrait, standing...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 63. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... More

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, fac...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 97. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... More

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 140. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... More

[Girls measuring piece of ground in arithmetic class at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia]

[Girls measuring piece of ground in arithmetic class at Hampton Instit...

Public domain photograph - historical image of Virginia, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 35. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... More

[American Indian and African American students at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia 1900(?) - man behind horse-drawn plow]

[American Indian and African American students at Hampton Institute, H...

Public domain photograph - historical image of Virginia, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"Lumpers" at the T. C. Williams & Co., tobacco, Richmond, Virginia, 1899?

"Lumpers" at the T. C. Williams & Co., tobacco, Richmond, Virginia, 18...

African American workers. Title and other information transcribed from caption card, with correction from T.B. to T.C. Williams. Reportedly displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Expositio... More

[Street scene in business district, possibly in Atlanta, Georgia]

[Street scene in business district, possibly in Atlanta, Georgia]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 4, no. 303. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More

[Two African American women, half-length portrait, facing each other]

[Two African American women, half-length portrait, facing each other]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 100. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... More

[Exterior view of Graves(?) Hall, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia]

[Exterior view of Graves(?) Hall, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 4, no. 333. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More

[African American men, women and children outside of church]

[African American men, women and children outside of church]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 274. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly ...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 75. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... More

Class in calculus - Public domain portrait print

Class in calculus - Public domain portrait print

Four young men posed on outdoor steps, Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn.

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 178. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... More

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, facing right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing hat, fac...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 81. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... More

[Young African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

[Young African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profil...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 172. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... More

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 278. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More

[Man seated holding horn with arm raised and African American playing trombone]

[Man seated holding horn with arm raised and African American playing ...

Public domain scan of American 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[African American guiding log from water onto saw mill ramp,  Newport News, Virginia, 1900]

[African American guiding log from water onto saw mill ramp, Newport ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LOT subdivision subject: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute - Vocational Training.

[View of unpaved street with houses along each side in Georgia]

[View of unpaved street with houses along each side in Georgia]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 4, no. 298. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 142. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... More

Negro woman and children on steps of day nursery of Women's League, Newport, R.I.

Negro woman and children on steps of day nursery of Women's League, Ne...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Reportedly displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Caption card tracings: Daycare; African American History; W... More

[African American girl, full-length portrait, seated in chair, head resting on right hand, facing front]

[African American girl, full-length portrait, seated in chair, head re...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 60. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... More

[Group of school children in front of statue of George Washington, Washington, D.C.]

[Group of school children in front of statue of George Washington, Was...

No. 356. In album: "Public Schools - 7th Division." Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Houses in African American community in Georgia]

[Houses in African American community in Georgia]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 4, no. 332. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More

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