African American

Grand Lodge of Masons: 1897

Grand Lodge of Masons: 1897

Group of Grand Lodge of Masons. No. 2. LOC Summary: Group of Black men seated on bleachers. Photograph taken in 1897. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Perpecual Motion: 1910

Perpecual Motion: 1910

Three planters on the roof say "Fair View Hotel". A sign for "Corby's Corby Cake" and a sign that reads "Gold Dust Twins United States We Stand I will agree with you sister why do they want to break fairview up for". One last sign says "Perpecual Motion". Photograph taken between 1910 and 1917. Photo by Harris & Ewing. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Booker T. and Teddy: early 1900s

Booker T. and Teddy: early 1900s

Booker T. Washington and Teddy Roosevelt on stage. Roosevelt was speaking to the National Negro Business League. Photo published by Bain News Service, early 1900s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Atlanta Barber Shop: 1936

Atlanta Barber Shop: 1936

African American barber shop. Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph taken in March 1936. Photo by Walker Evans. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Tuskegee Tweak: 1945

Tuskegee Tweak: 1945

Edward C. Gleed and two unidentified Tuskegee airmen, Ramitelli, Italy. LOC Summary: Photograph shows Tuskegee airman Edward C. Gleed, Lawrence, KS, Class 42-K, with two unidentified crewmen adjusting an external seventy-five gallon drop tank on the wing of a P-5/D, "Creamer's Dream." Ramitelli, Italy. (Source: Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group pilots.) Photograph taken in March 1945.

Tuskegee Airmen: 1945

Tuskegee Airmen: 1945

Tuskegee airmen Marcellus G. Smith and Roscoe C. Brown, Ramitelli, Italy. LOC Summary: Photograph shows left to right, Marcellus G. Smith, Louisville, Kentucky, and Roscoe C. Brown, New York, NY Class 44-C. P-SC#11, "Tootsie," in background was assigned to Lowell Steward. Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945. (Source: Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group pilots.) Photo by Toni Frissell.

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