Selected Images

Ray Charles. Drawing by Anita Kunz
Ray Charles. Drawing by Anita Kunz, [1982].

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Photograph by Richard Karchmer
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Souvenir program autographed by Marian Anderson
Promotional and souvenir program autographed by Marian Anderson

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Hand tinted portrait of Pauline C. Cookman in uniform

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Photographic print of Robert Scurlock holding a camera
Photographic print of Robert Scurlock holding a camera. Photograph by: Scurlock Studio.

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Photograph of students in a science lab
Photograph of students in a science lab. Created by: Lewis Wickes Hine

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“Girl in Red.” Lithograph by Robert Blackburn, [1950]. ©The Robert Blackburn Trust. Used with permission.

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Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, seated in chair
[Harriet Tubman, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing front, probably at her home in Auburn, New York] (Library of Congress)
Library of Congress

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Martin Luther King press conference
Martin Luther King press conference / [MST].

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Official portrait of President Barack Obama in the Oval Office
Official portrait of President Barack Obama in the Oval Office, Dec. 6, 2012. Official White House pPhoto by Pete Souza.

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Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress
Dr. Carla Hayden, 14th Librarian of Congress.
Library of Congress

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Rosa Parks seated in the front of a public bus, likely a staged photograph
[Rosa Parks seated in the front of a public bus, likely a staged photograph representing the end of segregated buses and her role in the Montgomery bus boycott from 1955 to1956]
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Official portrait: Justice Thurgood Marshall
Official portraits of the 1976 U.S. Supreme Court: Justice Thurgood Marshall

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Portrait of Louis Armstrong at Carnegie Hall 1947
[Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. 1947] [graphic]

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Phillis Wheatley, Negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley of Boston
Phillis Wheatley, Negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston

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Susie King Taylor
Susie King Taylor

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Mary Church Terrell, three-quarter length portrait
Mary Church Terrell, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front

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Interior Secretary Ickes congratulates Marian Anderson at concert. Washington, D.C., April 9, 1939
Interior Secretary Ickes congratulates Marian Anderson at concert. Washington, D.C., April 9. Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes, who introduced Marian Anderson at her open-air concert at the shrine of the president who freed her race from slavery, congratulating her after the concert to which an estimated 75,000 listened
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The Black Patti, Madame M. Sissieretta Jones
The Black Patti, Mme. M. Sissieretta Jones the greatest singer of her race.
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Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a
Operating a hand drill at Vultee-Nashville, woman is working on a "Vengeance" dive bomber, Tennessee
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Unidentified African American Union soldier with a rifle and revolver, Benton Barracks, Saint Louis, Missouri
Unidentified African American Union soldier with a rifle and revolver in front of painted backdrop showing weapons and American flag at Benton Barracks, Saint Louis, Missouri
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Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform with wife and two daughters
Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform with wife and two daughters
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Unidentified African American sailor in Union uniform sitting with arm resting on table
Unidentified African American sailor in Union uniform sitting with arm resting on table
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Unidentified African American soldier in Union cavalry uniform with cavalry saber
Unidentified African American soldier in Union cavalry uniform with cavalry saber in front of painted backdrop showing landscape
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John Sharper
John Sharper
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Colored army teamsters, Cobb Hill, Virginia
Colored army teamsters, Cobb Hill, Virginia
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Soldiers of the 79th New York at camp
Soldiers of the 79th New York at camp
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Life in Camp Cameron
Life in Camp Cameron
Library of Congress

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Young African American woman, three-quarter length portrait
Young African American woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly right, with hands folded on her lap
Library of Congress

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Portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune
Portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune
Library of Congress

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Civil rights march on Washington, D.C.
Civil rights march on Washington, D.C.
Library of Congress

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A slave-coffle passing the Capitol
A slave-coffle passing the Capitol
Library of Congress

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Ralph Abernathy, head-and-shoulders, at National Press Club luncheon
Ralph Abernathy, head-and-shoulders, at National Press Club luncheon.
Library of Congress

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Map of Liberia compiled from data on file in the office of the American Colonization Society
Map of Liberia
Library of Congress

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Band of 107th U.S. Colored Infantry
Arlington, Va. Band of 107th U.S. Colored Infantry at Fort Corcoran
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A segregated drinking fountain. Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyards, Baltimore, Maryland.
Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyards, Baltimore, Maryland. A drinking fountain
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The storming of the engine house by the U.S. Marines, Nov. 5, 1859
The storming of the engine house by the U.S. Marines
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Sale of slaves in the rotunda, New Orleans
Sale of slaves in the rotunda, New Orleans.
Library of Congress

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