The Grape-Vine Swing ca. 1895 Photographer, location unidentified Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Grape-Vine Swing ca. Photographer, location unidentified Smithsonian American Art Museum (auntada: via heaveninawildflower)

Adorable...looks like just 2 boys and 5 sisters...no wonder the oldest boy looks like he's had it!

African American Children by Black History Album, vintage, photograph, photo, sapira. / Beautiful bunch of kids!

African  American  Child by Kingkongphoto & www.celebrity-photos.com, via Flickr

My baby son born in Nashville because my wife and I were there for a butler convention. As you can see babies still boys dressed as girls.

Mother and daughter? From Facebook - "Vintage African American Photographs"

Vintage American Photographs - Cabinet card of two American women who I believe are mother and daughter. Names and locale unknown.

Two African American women, New York, 1890s

Full length double portrait, two ladies holding hands, one standing in dark dress, one seated with arm on table in light dress. Tintype, sixth plate

Toby James and his children Myrtha, Edna and Mauranee. (John Johnson / Courtesy Douglas Keister / NMAAHC, SI) Photos from: “Lost and Found Again: Photos of African-Americans on the Plains.

FAMILY MAN Toby James and his children Myrtha, Edna and Mauranee. (John Johnson / Courtesy Douglas Keister / NMAAHC, SI) Photos from: “Lost and Found Again: Photos of African-Americans on the.

Mother and child, circa 1890s. How often do you see photos like this of well-off black family before the turn of the century? And dark-skinned too! Jamaica let us NEVER forget. http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/people_bogle_paul.html Mrs. King and her four…

Nov 1894 - Mother and child, circa How often do you see photos like this of well-off black family before the turn of the century? And dark-skinned too! Jamaica let us NEVER forget.

African-American church, rural South, ca. 1930s, photo by Doris Ulmann

African-American church, rural South, ca. photo by Doris Ulmann. I love old pictures where men and women dress respectively. Not like today, running around in pajamas in stores.

Edmonia Lewis 1844-1907 [Lesbian] -as the first African American and Native American woman to gain fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world.

Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis African American Sculptor. She had a Chippewa mother and a free black father; orphaned at age twelve, she was adopted. She studied in Rome and worked and exhibited with Harriet Hosmer, and others.

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine. - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/08/19th-century-women-medical-school_n_5093603.html

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

Four African American children, probably three girls and one boy, pose in a living room next to a piano in white dresses. Want to know more about Black History ?

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