Alpha Kappa Alpha @ Univ. of Kansas 1917

Disciplining Women: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Black Counterpublics, and the Cultural Politics of Black Sororities, By: Deborah Elizabeth Whaley.

Young African American woman seated wearing a white cotton blouse and skirt with a dark fur stole around her shoulders. c1915

Young African American woman seated wearing a white cotton blouse and skirt with a dark fur stole around her shoulders. Want to know more about Black History ?

Mabel Mercer in a tuxedo, 1917.

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This photo was taken in Washington, D.C. in 1916 at the “Convention of Former Slaves."   Pictured from left to right: Annie Parram, age 104; Anna Angales, age 105; Elizabeth Berkeley, 125; Sadie Thompson, 110.

This photo was taken in Washington DC in 1916 at the Convention of Former Slaves. Pictured from left to right is Annie Parram age Anna Angales age Elizabeth Berkeley age 125 and Sadie Thompson age This isn't history. This is herstory!

Mrs. William H. Holtzclaw. 1915

black man's burden, by William H.

Mercedes Alice Anderson, Regina Andrews' sister

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Industrial Nights #DS_10scja    Photographer: W. H. Bass. Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library. Over 400,000 African Americans migrated from the South between 1916 and 1918, at an average rate of sixteen thousand per month, or five hundred per day. In urban centers, segregated "industrial nights" allowed men to find employment.

'COLORED WORKERS" - Over African Americans migrated from the South between 1916 and at an average rate of sixteen thousand per month, or five hundred per day: In urban centers, segregated "industrial nights" allowed men to find employment.

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