A group of five African-American girls are gathered together near a wooden fence and wooden house. Several of the girls are smiling. A white woman in a long dress can be seen in the background walking the other way.
General stores; Inclined planes; Laborers; Waterfronts; Barrels; City & town life; African Americans
Town along the river is featured with two African-American workers rolling barrels along a loading ramp. William A. Lueders General Merchandise Store, storage barn, and other buildings appear in the background. The William A. Lueders General...
African-American woman with her hand on a young child's head. Both are cleanly dressed but barefoot. The young child is positioned behind her toy high chair, smiling into the camera. The woman seems to be squinting or frowning.
African Americans; School children; Students; Teenagers; Vaccinations; Preventive medicine
Seven African-American boys and girls of varying ages display their vaccinations as they stand outdoors against a building. It is assumed that the building is the Fosterville Colored School. Sepia tone.
U.S. Quartermaster warehouse in Nashville. Men, including several African Americans, can be seen in open warehouse doors. The Capitol and several downtown buildings stand silhouetted in the background.
Broadside addressed to the black population of Lincoln County (Tenn.) by the Democratic Party regarding the presidential election of 1884. The purpose of this broadside was to convince African Americans in Lincoln County that the Democratic Party...
Original members of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Photograph shows 5 male members and seven female members. The title says: "The Jubilee Singers, Original Company from Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn., 1871-1882, Eleventh Season."
Sheet music covers; Caricatures; African Americans; Ethnic stereotypes
The antebellum character Jim Crow is surrounded by seven demeaning caricatures of African Americans: one wearing fancy uniform and carrying sword; hunting with rifle; fight over a woman; man on boat looking at alligator; man dressed in formal...