Photographs are important historical documents, as much as anything written on parchment or carved in stone. Sometimes, they show wonderful people, places, and things that words cannot adequately describe. For more historical photos, check out this link here.
article via theguardian.com
Cornell University in New York has made a priceless photographic archive available to the public. It shows the lives of black Americans as they rose through society after the antebellum era. To see all photographs, go to: Loewentheil Collection of African American Photographs
To see original article, go to: A taste of freedom: black America in the 19th century – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian