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HARRIET AND JOHN TUBMAN: The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's age in photo is about 30 years. Around 1844, she married a free black man, John Tubman. Since she was a slave, there could be a chance that she could be sold; he reportedly told her that he would tell "massa" if she tried. Her goal to achieve freedom was too large for her to give up though. In 1849…

HARRIET AND JOHN TUBMAN: The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's age in photo is about 30 years. Around 1844, she married a free black man, John Tubman. Since she was a slave, there could be a chance that she could be sold; he reportedly told her that he would tell "massa" if she tried. Her goal to achieve freedom was too large for her to give up though. In 1849…

"Jane M. Bolin was the first Black woman graduate of Yale Law School and the first Black woman in the United States to become a judge. She is pictured here in July 1939, shortly after her appointment by New York City mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia, which made news all over the world. Judge Bolin retired in 1979 after 40 years as a judge - but only because she had reached the mandatory retirement age of 70. She died at age 98 in 2007."

"Jane M. Bolin was the first Black woman graduate of Yale Law School and the first Black woman in the United States to become a judge. She is pictured here in July 1939, shortly after her appointment by New York City mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia, which made news all over the world. Judge Bolin retired in 1979 after 40 years as a judge - but only because she had reached the mandatory retirement age of 70. She died at age 98 in 2007."

I cannot express to you how much I love this picture.  Is it the look on the french soldier's face? the black and grey?  the outfit?

I cannot express to you how much I love this picture. Is it the look on the french soldier's face? the black and grey? the outfit?

Found: Victorian Kitchen Hiding in the Basement. This is such a cool story! A must read. Worth the time.

Found: Victorian Kitchen Hiding in the Basement. This is such a cool story! A must read. Worth the time.

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, & actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, she became a citizen of France in 1937. Fluent in both English & French, Baker became an international musical & political icon. She was given such nicknames as the "Bronze Venus" & the "Black Pearl". Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture & the first to become a world-famous entertainer. She adopted 12…

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, & actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, she became a citizen of France in 1937. Fluent in both English & French, Baker became an international musical & political icon. She was given such nicknames as the "Bronze Venus" & the "Black Pearl". Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture & the first to become a world-famous entertainer. She adopted 12…

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