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Barn and Broken Down Silo - Drawing. Public domain image.

Barn and Broken Down Silo - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Fourri; Roi d'Akra. - A man in a pink outfit holding a fan

Fourri; Roi d'Akra. - A man in a pink outfit holding a fan

Public domain scan of 18th-century genre print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Free Angela and all political prisoners, BU. X.597

Free Angela and all political prisoners, BU. X.597

Public domain image - Chicago, Illinois history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Barred - A black and white drawing of a man and a dog

Barred - A black and white drawing of a man and a dog

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Speaker - A black and white drawing of a skeleton

Speaker - A black and white drawing of a skeleton

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Preacher - Public domain portrait painting

Preacher - Public domain portrait painting

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Black history - Women's history:  Fannie Lou Hamer, 1917-1977, BU. X.247

Black history - Women's history: Fannie Lou Hamer, 1917-1977, BU. X.2...

Picryl description: Public domain image related to an emblem, symbol, round decor print, seal, free to use, no copyright restrictions

Sharecropper with Dog - A black and white drawing of a man and a dog

Sharecropper with Dog - A black and white drawing of a man and a dog

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The Emperor Soulouque, Faustin I., of Haiti, and his Cabinet Ministers.

The Emperor Soulouque, Faustin I., of Haiti, and his Cabinet Ministers...

Picryl description: Public domain image of ethnic group, people gathering, anthropology, colonies, exotic, indigenous people, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Black is Beautiful, BU.95.003.3
Martin Luther King, Jr., BU.X.642
We mourn our loss: Dr. Martin Luther King, 1929-1968, BU.X.446

We mourn our loss: Dr. Martin Luther King, 1929-1968, BU.X.446

Picryl description: Public domain image related to death, mourning, grave, funeral, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Charge of the colored troops ; San Juan.

Charge of the colored troops ; San Juan.

Public domain photograph of military personnel, army, militia, infantry, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Rev. Jeremiah Gloucester, late pastor of the second African Presbyterian Chruch in Philadelphia.

Rev. Jeremiah Gloucester, late pastor of the second African Presbyteri...

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

The Lynching (Soldier) - A drawing of a bird perched on a tree branch

The Lynching (Soldier) - A drawing of a bird perched on a tree branch

Picryl description: Public domain image of a scary creature, evil, devil, horns, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers

Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers

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Jobs -- Income: Poor people's campaign 1968, Washington, D.C., BU.98.001.2
If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem, BU. X.305
Old Tales

Old Tales

Public domain illustrated book page scan, American, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Freedom Now!, BU.X.640 - A button with the words freedom now on it
Man on Bench - Drawing. Public domain image.

Man on Bench - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Prays' Meetin' - A black and white drawing of a group of people

Prays' Meetin' - A black and white drawing of a group of people

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Southern Remedy 666 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Southern Remedy 666 - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Court of inquiry investigation into the assault on West Point cadet Johnson C. Whittaker, at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1880.

Court of inquiry investigation into the assault on West Point cadet Jo...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Shoeshining - A drawing of a group of people sitting on a sidewalk

Shoeshining - A drawing of a group of people sitting on a sidewalk

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Lucretia Mott. - Public domain portrait engraving
P. Saunders, Esq. engraved C. Turner print. Rd. Evans  1775-1839
Reading the Emancipation Proclamation

Reading the Emancipation Proclamation

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

WPA Rhythm Band - Drawing. Public domain image.

WPA Rhythm Band - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Honor King: End Racism!

Honor King: End Racism!

Public domain photograph of American trade card, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Black Heritage from the Schomburg Collection

Black Heritage from the Schomburg Collection

Picryl description: Public domain image from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Har... More

Sleeping Girl - Drawing. Public domain image.

Sleeping Girl - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Meredith Mississippi March for Freedom, June 1966, BU. X.374
In the Park - A drawing of a man sitting on a bench

In the Park - A drawing of a man sitting on a bench

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Subway Bootblack - A black and white drawing of a man in a room

Subway Bootblack - A black and white drawing of a man in a room

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Poor People's Campaign, BU. X.380
Free Huey, Seize the Time, BU. X.409
Picryl description: Public domain image related to an industrial revolution, 19th century industry, factory, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Picryl description: Public domain image related to an industrial revol...

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Whitney's cotton gin, 1793. - Drawing. Public domain image.

Whitney's cotton gin, 1793. - Drawing. Public domain image.

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

Slave-dealers and slaves - A street scene in Zanzibar., Tanzania

Slave-dealers and slaves - A street scene in Zanzibar., Tanzania

Picryl description: Public domain image of ethnic group, people gathering, anthropology, colonies, exotic, indigenous people, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

"The Home Stretch in Florida" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

"The Home Stretch in Florida" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

A postcard with a blue handwritten letter on it. A postcard with a handwritten letter. Public domain postcard scan.

"A Joy Ride in Florida" - postcard mailed to Frederick Hoeing, 1917

"A Joy Ride in Florida" - postcard mailed to Frederick Hoeing, 1917

Public domain photograph of a postcard, landscape view, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Our Colored Heroes
Our Colored Heroes

Our Colored Heroes Our Colored Heroes

Public domain photograph of military personnel, army, militia, infantry, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Black Panther: Huey for Congress, BU. X.427

Black Panther: Huey for Congress, BU. X.427

Public domain photograph of politician, government and politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Women's House of Detention - Drawing. Public domain image.

Women's House of Detention - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Harlem River - A black and white drawing of a man on a boat

Harlem River - A black and white drawing of a man on a boat

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Inland, Porto Rico - Engraving, Public domain image

Inland, Porto Rico - Engraving, Public domain image

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

The Savoy - Drawing. Public domain image.

The Savoy - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Dancing - Public domain  drawing

Dancing - Public domain drawing

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Bert Williams - Public domain portrait drawing

Bert Williams - Public domain portrait drawing

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Aspects of Negro Life: An Idyll of the Deep South.

Aspects of Negro Life: An Idyll of the Deep South.

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Dr. G.W. Carver at Work in His Laboratory

Dr. G.W. Carver at Work in His Laboratory

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Stud Poker - A black and white drawing of a family sitting around a table

Stud Poker - A black and white drawing of a family sitting around a ta...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Subway Scene - Drawing. Public domain image.

Subway Scene - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Judgement - A drawing of an open book with a cross on it

Judgement - A drawing of an open book with a cross on it

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Shakspeare [Shakespeare]; Othello; Act V, Scene II; Desdemona in bed asleep.
Blind Tom, the musical prodigy

Blind Tom, the musical prodigy

Picryl description: Public domain image of a portrait of composer or musician, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The Colored National Convention held at Nashville, April 5, 6, and 7.

The Colored National Convention held at Nashville, April 5, 6, and 7.

Public domain photograph related to music, performing arts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Bathers, Harlem River - Engraving, Public domain image

Bathers, Harlem River - Engraving, Public domain image

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Eminent colored men. Frederick Douglass.

Eminent colored men. Frederick Douglass.

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

River Scene - A black and white drawing of a bird on a table

River Scene - A black and white drawing of a bird on a table

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Portrait, portrait - Public domain portrait print

Portrait, portrait - Public domain portrait print

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Abraham Lincoln - Public domain portrait print

Abraham Lincoln - Public domain portrait print

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Harding Field - Public domain portrait print

Harding Field - Public domain portrait print

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

On the Beach - A painting of two women sitting on a beach

On the Beach - A painting of two women sitting on a beach

Picryl description: Public domain photo of American art painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Crucifixon-Lynching - A black and white drawing of a person holding a fish

Crucifixon-Lynching - A black and white drawing of a person holding a ...

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was a New Deal program established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 as a response to the high unemployment during the Great Depression. The program put people t... More

"Alligator Bait" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

"Alligator Bait" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

A postcard with a green border and a handwritten note. A postcard with handwriting on it. Public domain postcard scan.

Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers

Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers

Public domain reproduction of artwork, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Equal-Rights Now, BU.X.311 A
It's time to intensify the struggle, BU. X.412
Technological Improvements

Technological Improvements

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Sunday Afternoon - A black and white drawing of a man sitting in a chair

Sunday Afternoon - A black and white drawing of a man sitting in a cha...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The Messiahs - A black and white drawing of a man surrounded by other people

The Messiahs - A black and white drawing of a man surrounded by other ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Free Huey, BU. X.406 - A pink button with the words free huey on it
Noon Game - A black and white drawing of a group of people

Noon Game - A black and white drawing of a group of people

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Harlem Coal Yard - A black and white drawing of a man standing in front of a factory

Harlem Coal Yard - A black and white drawing of a man standing in fron...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Mexican Canal - A black and white drawing of a boat in the water

Mexican Canal - A black and white drawing of a boat in the water

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Rev. Abraham Thompson. Founder and pastor of Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in the City of New York.

Rev. Abraham Thompson. Founder and pastor of Zion African Methodist Ep...

Picryl description: Public domain reproduction of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Farmlands - A black and white drawing of a rural road

Farmlands - A black and white drawing of a rural road

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Baptism - Drawing. Public domain image.

Baptism - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Slaves packed below and on deck.

Slaves packed below and on deck.

Picryl description: Public domain image of ethnic group, people gathering, anthropology, colonies, exotic, indigenous people, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Abolitionists coins - coin, public domain photograph

Abolitionists coins - coin, public domain photograph

Picryl description: Public domain image of coin, money, numismatic catalog page, free to use, no copyright restrictions

One man, one vote: SNCC, BU.X.644

One man, one vote: SNCC, BU.X.644

Picryl description: Public domain image related to politics, political campaigns, committee, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

"A Native Product" - postcard mailed to Frederick Hoeing, 1916

"A Native Product" - postcard mailed to Frederick Hoeing, 1916

Picryl description: Public domain image of children, kids, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Colonial Park - A black and white drawing of a group of people

Colonial Park - A black and white drawing of a group of people

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Poor People's Campaign for poor power, BU.98.001.1
Sam - Public domain portrait drawing

Sam - Public domain portrait drawing

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Voodoo Coming into Haiti

Voodoo Coming into Haiti

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

L'illustre et magnifique cherif Muley-Arxid roi de Tafilete, Fez, Maroc, Tarudent, et autres provinces, portes, villes, maritimes, dans la Mauritanie en Afrique, qu'il a conquis par la force de ses armes redoutables.

L'illustre et magnifique cherif Muley-Arxid roi de Tafilete, Fez, Maro...

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

Free The Panther 21, BU. X.404
Next - A black and white drawing of a group of people

Next - A black and white drawing of a group of people

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Portrait, portrait - Public domain portrait print

Portrait, portrait - Public domain portrait print

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Young Negro Drawing - Public domain dedication image

Young Negro Drawing - Public domain dedication image

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Gladys - Public domain portrait print

Gladys - Public domain portrait print

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

South - A black and white drawing of a man holding a sword

South - A black and white drawing of a man holding a sword

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

The four snow-white albino boys born of Negro parents!

The four snow-white albino boys born of Negro parents!

Public domain photograph of musical performance, musicians, music, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Alleyne - Public domain portrait print

Alleyne - Public domain portrait print

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Sleepy Time Down South - A drawing of a man playing a guitar

Sleepy Time Down South - A drawing of a man playing a guitar

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Wasteland - A black and white drawing of a castle on a hill

Wasteland - A black and white drawing of a castle on a hill

Picryl description: Public domain image of a great depression era, migrant workers, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

An Arab slave ship in the Red Sea, with British cruiser in sight.

An Arab slave ship in the Red Sea, with British cruiser in sight.

Public domain image of a sailing ship, caravel, harbor, sea, naval battle, 16th-17th century maritime seascape, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

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