Website Spotlight: History Pin

The wonderful people behind History Pin contacted me a few months ago about this website, which aims to bring history to life via images and maps. The site launched a few weeks ago and in the interim, I’ve spent countless hours browsing History Pin, both looking at photographs of long-forgotten places, demolished buildings, and older …

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African American Women

Images of Progress: African-American Women

The “Exhibit of American Negroes” included thousands of photographs, as well as hundreds of books, pamphlets and assorted documents chronicling the experience of African Americans up to the year 1900. This is a sample of the photographs assembled for the exhibit, with a focus on the women. Unfortunately, these photos did not include the names …

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