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Her little face! African-American man and girl, 1870s tintype, 3 1/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. SFMOMA.....I really wonder about antique photos...the story behind the photo.

Photo: ca. [hand-tinted tintype portrait of shy, beautiful little girl sitting on her father’s lap] via the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

From Facebook - "Vintage African American Photographs" page 9/2015.  1939

Aunt and Cousin, in Longview, MS 1939 - Vintage African American Photographs by Damion Poe Black History Album .

Four African American children, probably three girls and one boy, pose in a living room next to a piano in white dresses. c1910

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 ?

Tintype - Black Woman with Wonderful Hat Even though the tintype was often casual it was also sometimes very formal. In this image a black woman poses for her picture in what must be her “Sunday best”...

Tintype - Black Woman with Wonderful Hat Even though the tintype was often casual it was also sometimes very formal. In this image a black woman poses for her picture in what must be her “Sunday best”.

Vintage 1930's African American Black Child Baseball Studio Photograph. $199.99, via Etsy.

Vintage African American Black Child in cute baseball uniform posing for photograph

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!

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.

Announcement for an 1855 slave auction in Kentucky. Jesus. People who say that the blacks need to "get over it" are heartless. I am ashamed of how we built this country.

slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

The 'we can do it' lady...

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

Full length group portrait of three African American children, ca 1885.

Full length group portrait of three African American children, ca Randolph L. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

Black Man Daughter Girls 1800s Vintage African American Photo

PROUD BLACK MAN & DAUGHTER GIRLS! 1800s VINTAGE AFRICAN AMERICAN PHOTO

Black Man Daughter Girls Vintage African American Photo---I placed them on this board due to the dignity on their faces and their attire.

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