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[Eleven photographs of African Americans]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09724 Author/Creator: Place Written: Type: Header Record Date: Pagination:

Summary of Content: Eleven photographs of African Americans. Subjects range from school children portraits to agricultural work, to casual portraits, and people at the beach and at clubs.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansAgriculture and Animal HusbandrySports and GamesEducation

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