Black Style in the 1940s. I am a proponent of citing sources - the photos lose their significance & relevance when there is no context to my mind. Even an attempt to date the photos using costume history is helpful. My thanks to the Toronto Vintage Society and to my friends in the Toronto Burlesque and Vaudeville Alliance, as well as members of the Society for Creative Anachronism for their assistance. Images displayed here are not owned by the poster and shown here for educational purposes.
Sharp dressed couple sitting for a full length portrait shot taken at the Daisy Studio. Memphis, TN, Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album. I love the Memphis Daisy studio images.
Lucille Baldwin Brown - Maybe the most stylish librarian ever - check out that fascinator! Lucille Baldwin Brown was the first Black public county librarian in Tallahassee, Florida. This photograph is.
clyde hebert-- black soldiers stationed in france during world war II Magdalene Linck says: "my grandpa (on left) with friends during the war" How these men could come back and treated as second class.we have a lot to explain
July Near Shawboro, North Carolina. Group of Florida migrants on their way to Cranberry, New Jersey, to pick potatoes. Medium-format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration.