Saturday, October 23, 2010

Photo Archives - African American Women at Work & School in the 1890s

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These photos come from the Library of Congress collection of African American Photographs Assembled for 1900 Paris Exposition. They are part of the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog of the Library of Congress, and there are many more there to see.

5 Female Negro officers of Women's League, Newport, R.I. 189os

African Americans, mostly women] assorting tobacco at the T.B. Williams Tobacco Co., Richmond, Virginia 1890s

Agricultural and Mechanical College, Greensboro, N.C - Butter making 1890s

Bazoline Estelle Usher, Atlanta University Student 1890s

Four African American women seated on steps of building at Atlanta University, Georgia 189os

Group of Children from the Model School, Fisk University, Nashville Tenn. 1890s

Nine African American women seated on steps of a building at Atlanta University, Georgia 1890s

Roger Williams University--Nashville, Tenn.--Normal class 1890s

Sewing class at Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, Augusta, Georgia 1890s

Sewing Class

Young women cutting and fitting clothing in class at Agricultural and Mechanical College, Greensboro, N.C. 1890s
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