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Black History In America

A selection of images depicting the history of Black people in America.
NYC, "We March with Selma!", 1965
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Library of Congress / Science Source
NYC, "We March with Selma!", 1965
Selma to Montgomery March, 1965
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LOC / Science Source
Selma to Montgomery March, 1965
Georgia Voters, 1960s
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Photo Researchers / Science Source
Georgia Voters, 1960s
President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964
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LBJ Library/Cecil Stoughton / Science Source
President Johnson Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964
NYC, Harlem Riot, 1964
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LOC / Science Source
NYC, Harlem Riot, 1964
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, 1964
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LOC / Science Source
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, 1964
NYC, Harlem Riot, 1964
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LOC / Science Source
NYC, Harlem Riot, 1964
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
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Library of Congress / Science Source
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
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NARA / Science Source
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
American Civil Rights Leaders, March on Washington, 1963
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NARA / Science Source
American Civil Rights Leaders, March on Washington, 1963
Freedom to Slaves
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Photo Researchers, Inc. / Science Source
Freedom to Slaves
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
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Library of Congress / Science Source
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
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Library of Congress / Science Source
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
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Library of Congress / Science Source
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963
CORE Member Walking to Washington, 1963
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Library of Congress / Science Source
CORE Member Walking to Washington, 1963
CORE Protests Birmingham Bombings, 1963
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LOC / Science Source
CORE Protests Birmingham Bombings, 1963
Segregated Taxi Cabs, 1962
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LOC / Science Source
Segregated Taxi Cabs, 1962
Civil Rights Sit-In Demonstration, 1960
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Bruce Roberts / Science Source
Civil Rights Sit-In Demonstration, 1960
Civil Rights Sit-In Demonstration, 1960
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Bruce Roberts / Science Source
Civil Rights Sit-In Demonstration, 1960
Racism, Protesting Little Rock Nine, 1959
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Racism, Protesting Little Rock Nine, 1959
Pledge of Allegiance, Segregated School, 1958
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LOC / Science Source
Pledge of Allegiance, Segregated School, 1958
Am I Not A Man and A Brother
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Am I Not A Man and A Brother
Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, 1957
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NARA / Science Source
Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, 1957
Desegregated School, Tennessee, 1956
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LOC / Science Source
Desegregated School, Tennessee, 1956
Integrated School, Washington DC, 1955
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LOC / Science Source
Integrated School, Washington DC, 1955
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist
Fingerprint Card of Rosa Parks, 1955
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NARA / Science Source
Fingerprint Card of Rosa Parks, 1955
HeLa Timeline, Infographic
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Darryl Leja/NHGRI / Science Source
HeLa Timeline, Infographic
Korean War, Soldier Enjoying Chow, 1950
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PFC. Charles Fabiszak/U.S. Army / Science Source
Korean War, Soldier Enjoying Chow, 1950
Korean War, Moving Up to Firing Line, 1950
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U.S. Army / Science Source
Korean War, Moving Up to Firing Line, 1950
Slave Trade, "The Parting", 1863
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LOC / Science Source
Slave Trade, "The Parting", 1863
Operation Arkansas, Little Rock Nine, 1949
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NARA / Science Source
Operation Arkansas, Little Rock Nine, 1949
Mary Mcleod Bethune, Civil Rights Activist
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Mary Mcleod Bethune, Civil Rights Activist
WWII, Tuskegee Airmen, 1945
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LOC / Science Source
WWII, Tuskegee Airmen, 1945
WWII, Tuskegee Airmen, 1945
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LOC / Science Source
WWII, Tuskegee Airmen, 1945
Tuskegee Airman Receive Escape Kits, 1945
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LOC / Science Source
Tuskegee Airman Receive Escape Kits, 1945
Lt. Pickens and Ensign Wills, 1944
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NARA / Science Source
Lt. Pickens and Ensign Wills, 1944
Howard P. Perry, First African-American Marine
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NARA / Science Source
Howard P. Perry, First African-American Marine
Slave Trade, "The Sale", 1863
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LOC / Science Source
Slave Trade, "The Sale", 1863
Summer Camp Buddies, 1943
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Summer Camp Buddies, 1943
WWII, WAC Soldiers Service Trucks, 1942
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NARA / Science Source
WWII, WAC Soldiers Service Trucks, 1942
Paul Robeson Singing with Workers, 1942
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NARA / Science Source
Paul Robeson Singing with Workers, 1942
Chicago Newsboy, 1942
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LOC / Science Source
Chicago Newsboy, 1942
Ring Around the Rosie, 1941
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LOC / Science Source
Ring Around the Rosie, 1941
Segregated Movie Theater, 1939
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LOC / Science Source
Segregated Movie Theater, 1939
Segregated Water Fountain, 1939
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LOC / Science Source
Segregated Water Fountain, 1939
Segregated Movie Theater, 1937
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LOC / Science Source
Segregated Movie Theater, 1937
Louis vs. Schmeling, 1936
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Louis vs. Schmeling, 1936
Slave Sold Away from Family, 1860
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LOC / Science Source
Slave Sold Away from Family, 1860
Cotton Pickers, 1935
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MMA/Gilman Collection / Science Source
Cotton Pickers, 1935
Segregated Plantation Barbecue, 1930s
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LOC / Science Source
Segregated Plantation Barbecue, 1930s
Madam C.J. Walker, American Entrepreneur
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Madam C.J. Walker, American Entrepreneur
Harlem Barbershop, 1929
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Harlem Barbershop, 1929
NYC, Harlem Children's Dance Class, 1928
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New York Public Library / Science Source
NYC, Harlem Children's Dance Class, 1928
Alpha Phi Alpha Basketball Team, 1926
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Alpha Phi Alpha Basketball Team, 1926
White House Easter Egg Roll, 1923
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LOC / Science Source
White House Easter Egg Roll, 1923
King Oliver and His Creole Jazz Band
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New York Public Library / Science Source
King Oliver and His Creole Jazz Band
Cotton Club Dancers
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Cotton Club Dancers
Capture of Slaves by African Slave Trader, 1860
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Wellcome Images / Science Source
Capture of Slaves by African Slave Trader, 1860
Children Playing with Soapbox Racer, 1920s
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Children Playing with Soapbox Racer, 1920s
WWI, 369th Infantry Return to NYC, 1919
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NARA / Science Source
WWI, 369th Infantry Return to NYC, 1919
WWI, NYC, 369th Infantry Marching, 1919
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NARA / Science Source
WWI, NYC, 369th Infantry Marching, 1919
WWI, American Red Cross Canteen, 1917-18
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NARA / Science Source
WWI, American Red Cross Canteen, 1917-18
Eugene Bullard, WWI American Pilot
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U.S. Air Force / Science Source
Eugene Bullard, WWI American Pilot
WWI, Ike Sims, Eleven Sons in Service
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NARA / Science Source
WWI, Ike Sims, Eleven Sons in Service
WWI, Chicago Enlistment Line
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NARA / Science Source
WWI, Chicago Enlistment Line
WWI, True Sons of Freedom, 1918
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LOC / Science Source
WWI, True Sons of Freedom, 1918
Boys Playing On Cannon, 1902
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LOC / Science Source
Boys Playing On Cannon, 1902
Geography Class, Hampton Institute, 1899
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Geography Class, Hampton Institute, 1899
Anatomy Class, Hampton Institute, 1899
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Anatomy Class, Hampton Institute, 1899
Pledge of Allegiance, 1899
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LOC / Science Source
Pledge of Allegiance, 1899
Chain Gang, 20th Century
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LOC / Science Source
Chain Gang, 20th Century
Spanish-American War, Battle of Las Guasimas, 1898
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LOC / Science Source
Spanish-American War, Battle of Las Guasimas, 1898
Spanish-American War, Buffalo Soldiers, 1898
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Spanish-American War, Buffalo Soldiers, 1898
The Cakewalk, 1897
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Library of Congress / Science Source
The Cakewalk, 1897
Colored National Convention, 1876
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Colored National Convention, 1876
The First Vote, 15th Amendment
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New York Public Library / Science Source
The First Vote, 15th Amendment
15th Amendment, Right to Vote, 1870
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Library of Congress / Science Source
15th Amendment, Right to Vote, 1870
Life on the Mississippi, 1868
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Photo Researchers / Science Source
Life on the Mississippi, 1868
American Civil War, Contraband Soldiers, 1863
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Library of Congress / Science Source
American Civil War, Contraband Soldiers, 1863
Second Battle of Fort Wagner, 1863
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Second Battle of Fort Wagner, 1863
54th Regiment Recruiting Poster, 1863
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New York Public Library / Science Source
54th Regiment Recruiting Poster, 1863
Liberated Slaves, Contraband
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Liberated Slaves, Contraband
Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
Civil Rights Museum
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J. Gerard Smith / Science Source
Civil Rights Museum
Emancipation Proclamation
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Photo Researchers / Science Source
Emancipation Proclamation
Mothers Protect Us All
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Thomas S. England / Science Source
Mothers Protect Us All
Children's Hands, National Civil Rights Museum
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J. Gerard Smith / Science Source
Children's Hands, National Civil Rights Museum
Guy Bluford, American Astronaut
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NASA / Science Source
Guy Bluford, American Astronaut
Desert Storm Victory Parade
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Joe Sohm / Science Source
Desert Storm Victory Parade
Integrated Classroom
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Bruce Roberts / Science Source
Integrated Classroom
Black Panther Party Convention, 1970
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Black Panther Party Convention, 1970
Student Afro-American Society, Columbia University, 1968
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Bonnie Freer / Science Source
Student Afro-American Society, Columbia University, 1968
Black Panther Poster, 1968
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Photo Researchers / Science Source
Black Panther Poster, 1968
NYC Playtime, Ring Around the Meter, 1960's
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Bedrich Grunzweig / Science Source
NYC Playtime, Ring Around the Meter, 1960's
Racism, Mothers Protest Desegregation, 1965
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LOC / Science Source
Racism, Mothers Protest Desegregation, 1965
Slavery, "Free!", 1863
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LOC / Science Source
Slavery, "Free!", 1863
George Washington Carver
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Gwen Shockey / Science Source
George Washington Carver
Roland Hayes, American Singer and Composer
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Smithsonian Institution Libraries / Science Source
Roland Hayes, American Singer and Composer
W.E.B. Du Bois, American Polymath
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Science Source / Science Source
W.E.B. Du Bois, American Polymath
Buffalo Soldiers in Parade
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Kenneth M. Highfill / Science Source
Buffalo Soldiers in Parade
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
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NASA/Aubrey Gemignani / Science Source
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Thurgood Marshall, American Lawyer
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Thurgood Marshall, American Lawyer
NAACP Magazine "The Crisis", W.E.B. Du Bois
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Library of Congress / Science Source
NAACP Magazine "The Crisis", W.E.B. Du Bois
Cab Calloway, American Jazz Musician
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William P. Gottlieb/LOC / Science Source
Cab Calloway, American Jazz Musician
Charlie Parker, American Jazz Musician
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William P. Gottlieb/LOC / Science Source
Charlie Parker, American Jazz Musician
Mary Lou Williams, American Composer and Pianist
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William P. Gottlieb/LOC / Science Source
Mary Lou Williams, American Composer and Pianist
Bessie Coleman, American Aviator
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Schomburg Center/NYPL / Science Source
Bessie Coleman, American Aviator
At the Ballot Box, Everybody Is Equal
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Library of Congress / Science Source
At the Ballot Box, Everybody Is Equal
Frederick Douglass, American Abolitionist
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Smithsonian Libraries / Science Source
Frederick Douglass, American Abolitionist
Ida B. Wells, American Journalist and Activist
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Smithsonian Libraries / Science Source
Ida B. Wells, American Journalist and Activist
Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights Leader
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Photo Researchers, Inc. / Science Source
Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights Leader
Black Fireman Holding Musical Instrument, 1855
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Getty Research Institute / Science Source
Black Fireman Holding Musical Instrument, 1855
Those Ebony Offenbachs, Johnson Brothers and Cole
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Those Ebony Offenbachs, Johnson Brothers and Cole
Countee Cullen, American Poet
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New York Public Library / Science Source
Countee Cullen, American Poet
Barack Obama 2015 SOTU Address
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NASA/Bill Ingalls / Science Source
Barack Obama 2015 SOTU Address
Black Union Soldier and Family, 1860s
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Library of Congress / Science Source
Black Union Soldier and Family, 1860s
Annie Easley, NASA Computer Scientist
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NASA / Science Source
Annie Easley, NASA Computer Scientist
Melba Roy Mouton, American Mathematician
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NASA / Science Source
Melba Roy Mouton, American Mathematician
1960S 1970S Fashion Portrait Serious African...
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J. Dellaccio/ClassicStock / Science Source
1960S 1970S Fashion Portrait Serious African...
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