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A woman identified as being of half African, half Indian descent from Martinique, beautiful. Vintage, circa 1910. Photo in the private collection of Sarah Partridge, all rights reserved. Contact: sweetpeabrooklyn@yahoo.com

Geronimo and warriors One of the only known photos of Indian combatants still in the field who had not yet surrendered to the United States. C.S. Fly, 1886

People who don't read history books are unaware that a huge number of "cowboys" driving herds to the railheads in Kansas were Indians. And many don't know that some of "Indians" who raided the drives for beef in the the "nations" were runaway slaves and ex-slaves adopted into the tribes in the Oklahoma territory. Western movies don't tell you that.

Morning White Dove Elvis' great, great, great grandmother. She was full blooded Cherokee Indian. Elvis was 1/16 Cherokee.

16 Real Life Side Show Workers That Probably Inspired "American Horror Story: Freak Show"

Mickey Mignon, "The Penguin Lady" and her husband, Earl Davis, "Hoppy The Frog Boy" married in 1950 after years of success on the sideshow circuit.

Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in 1848, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years old. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. She spent her...