Jazz Age Black Beauty, African American Flapper w/ Fur Shawl Coat by James Van Der Zee, the pre-eminent African-American portrait photographer in New York City during the 1920’s and 30’s.

Jazz Age Black Beauty, African American Flapper w/ Fur Shawl Coat by James Van Der Zee, the pre-eminent African-American portrait photographer in New York City during the 1920’s and 30’s.

1931 Image from the book, A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts, 1920-1936. Richard Samuel Roberts, photographer. Black History Album: The Way We Were. African American Vernacular Photography, Blackhistoryalbum.com.

1931 Image from the book, A True Likeness: The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts, 1920-1936. Richard Samuel Roberts, photographer. Black History Album: The Way We Were. African American Vernacular Photography, Blackhistoryalbum.com.

From Tallahassee - Early 1900s  "The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness." —Marcus Garvey

From Tallahassee - Early 1900s "The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness." —Marcus Garvey

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Late Tintype Portrait of African American Couple. Photos of African-Americans are very difficult to find in the so this is a gem for someone.

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