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29 June FamousFix profile for Chester Himes including biography information, wikipedia facts, photos, galleries, news, youtube videos, quotes, posters, magazine covers, trailers, links, filmography, discography and trivia.

Two 1900s French Theater Lights | From a unique collection of antique and modern floor lamps  at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/floor-lamps/

Two 1900s French Theater Lights

Two 1900s French Theater Lights | From a unique collection of antique and modern floor lamps at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/floor-lamps/

'Gaslight' style: the use of shadows with three-dimensional letterforms and layered scrollwork to create depth illusions (19th century origin)

'Gaslight' style: the use of shadows with three-dimensional letterforms and layered scrollwork to create depth illusions (19th century origin)

In 1859, Harriet E Adams Wilson (1825-1900) was the 1st Black woman to publish a novel. Our Nig or Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, In a Two Story White House North, Showing that Slavery’s Shadows Fall Even There was published in Boston where she was living alone after her husband had abandoned her & their son. She hoped to earn money from the book to reunite herself with her son but he died before this was accomplished.

In 1859, Harriet E Adams Wilson (1825-1900) was the 1st Black woman to publish a novel. Our Nig or Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, In a Two Story White House North, Showing that Slavery’s Shadows Fall Even There was published in Boston where she was living alone after her husband had abandoned her & their son. She hoped to earn money from the book to reunite herself with her son but he died before this was accomplished.

Mugshot from book City of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs from 1912-1947

The husband who murdered his wife to cover up the fact that he was a SHE and other haunting police mugshots from 1920s Australia

Mugshot from book City of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs from 1912-1947

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