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  • Subject: americans
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    • 1811 Revolt

    • African Americans; Slavery; Slave rebellions
    • View of a mounted rider carrying a rifle and leading a long line of men, some of whom also carry rifles. Two men carry drums, and two carry flags. Shows a house having a hipped roof engulfed in flames. Depicts the 1811 German Coast Uprising.


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    • United States--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; Men--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; Markets--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; African Americans--Economic & social conditions--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950
    • Sales transaction on a market day between two men, one white, one African American in Alabama. Photograph from scrapbook entitled, "Picture Story of Trinity School." Caption reads: MUCH TRADING IS DONE AT THE CURB - (THE SALE IS MADE.)


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    • Schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; One-room schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; Rural Schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1940; School children--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; African Americans--Schools--Alabama--Athens 1940-1949
    • African American childen sitting in a rural, one-room school house in Alabama. Photograph from scrapbook entitled, "Picture Story of Trinity School."


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    • Schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; One-room schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; Rural Schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1940; School children--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; African Americans--Schools--Alabama--Athens 1940-1949
    • African American child sitting with a book in hand, in a one-room school house in Alabama. Photograph from scrapbook entitled, "Picture Story of Trinity School." Caption reads: A second view of the same school on the opposite page. Note: The water...


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    • United States--Commerce--1940-1950; Men--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950; Women--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950; African Americans--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950
    • Crowd scene of African Americans and whites gathered around discarded objects on the ground. Photograph from scrapbook entitled, "Picture Story of Trinity School." Caption reads: SOMETHING EVIDENTLY WENT WRONG WITH THIS SALE.


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    • Schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; One-room schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; Rural Schools--Alabama--Athens--1940-1940; School children--Alabama--Athens--1940-1950; African Americans--Schools--Alabama--Athens 1940-1949
    • A Dilapidated school building used to educate African Americans during the segregated Jim Crow era. Photograph from scrapbook entitled, "Picture Story of Trinity School." Caption reads: A SCHOOL FOR NEGRO CHILDREN 5 MILES FROM ATHENS. THIS IS ONE...


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    • Schools--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; Schools--Cotton Valley--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; Rural schools--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; African Americans--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950
    • School children disembarking from a school bus with books in hand near the Cotton Valley School in Fort Davis, Alabama. Verso reads: Cotton Valley School Bus


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    • Schools--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; Schools--Cotton Valley--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; Rural schools--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; African Americans--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950
    • Outside of an adult Bible class at the Cotton Valley School in Fort Davis, Alabama. The Principal Ms. Julia Johnson, is standing on the front steps. Verso reads: CA. 1947, ADULT BIBLE CLASS WITH MISS JULIA JOHNSON, PRINCIPAL


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    • United States--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Small towns--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; African Americans--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Men--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Women--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950
    • Street scene of a horse-drawn carriageand automobile near the Marion Presbyterian Church in Marion, Alabama. The Marion Presbyterian Church was built in 1877. Caption reads: MARION "STREET SCENE"


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    • Schools--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; Schools--Cotton Valley--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; Rural schools--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950; African Americans--Alabama--Fort Davis--1940-1950
    • Young men gathered around a table engaged in making yarn and needle art crafts.


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    • Schools--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Schools--Marion--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; African Americans--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950
    • Young women seated in the grass near a fence at recess at the Cotton Valley School in Fort Davis, Alabama. Verso reads: Cotton Valley Recess


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    • Schools--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Schools--Marion--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; African Americans--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950
    • Livingston Hall pictured on the grounds of the Lincoln Normal School in Marion, Alabama. Caption reads: LIVINGSTON HALL


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    • United States--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Small towns--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Men--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950 Women--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950; African Americans--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950
    • An African American man sits in the cab of a Dodge truck, while three African American men and one woman sit on the truck's bed near the Marion Presbyterian Church in Marion, Alabama.


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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960
    • Three young women, all undergraduates at Dillard University sit on the lawn or look-on while pointing to a magazine. Verso reads: Dillard Under-graduate girls at Dillard


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    • United States--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; Farm Life--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950; African Americans--Alabama--Marion--1940-1950
    • Two Lincoln School alumni photographed on their farmland in Alabama. Caption reads: THEY MET AT LINCOLN SCHOOL NOW OWN THEIR OWN FARM


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    • United States--Alabama--Talladega--1960; Schools--Talladega College--Alabama--Talladega--1960; African Americans--Alabama--Talladega--1960
    • The Talladega College Choir singing while directed by Mr. Frank Harrison. Verso reads: Talladega Choir Frank Harrison Howard graduate Ca. 1960


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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans; WYLD-AM--People--1950-1960
    • Photograph of the first African American disk jockey (DJ) in New Orleans, Professor Vernon Winslow, also known as Dr. Daddy-O on WYLD-AM. Winslow, also an art teacher at Dillard University is pictured here instructing young students that are...


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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans
    • A young African American woman in the foreground and a couple in the distance walk by public housing near Dillard University. Verso reads: Public housing


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    • Schools--LeMoyne--Tennesee--Memphis; Segregation--Tennesee--Memphis; African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis
    • Marquee sign outside of a theatre in Memphis, Tennesee that reads: Colored Entrance. Verso reads: Le Moyne

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