Additional Historic Images of African Americans and Communities, circa 1864-1997, bulk 1880-1970

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These photographic images in slide format (373), and photo print and negative format (66) were reproduced by Behind the Veil staff from historical photographs and documents donated by institutions or individuals rather than interviewees. Some sets were donated by African American Behind the Veil staff members. The common theme is African American life from about 1880-1993. The images mostly comprise single photographs of African American men, women, and chilren in indoor and outdoor settings; other images are of residences and street scenes, groups, parties, and events. Many series of images reproduce the contents of albums, scrapbooks, and family papers. Arranged in three format groups: slides, photographs, and negatives.


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Access note. Collection contains fragile materials such as film negatives that may require extra assistance from staff. Contact Research Services for access.

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