20th Century Portraits

Long Pearls (1916)

Helen 'Curl' Harris (circa 1940s)

Foxy Lady (1930)

Paint By Numbers in a Photo Booth (circa 1940s)

Mildred Hanson Baker (1937)

Susan Porter, Photographer James Van Der Zee's cousin (1915)

Mattie McGhee wife of activist Fredrick McGhee who helped found the NAACP (1900)

Butterfly Dress (circa 1940s)

Camera Lady (circa 1940s)

Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (1912)

She Who Waits (1912)

Lois Harris. Addison N Scurlock, Photographer (1930)

Omega Sweetheart at Fayetteville University (1956)

Name unknown (circa 1900s)

Name unknown (circa 1900s)

Name unknown (circa 1950s)

Vintage Performer (1914)

Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University(circa 1900s)

Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University(circa 1900s)

Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (1912)

Miss Poe, courtesy of Franklin Coley (1900)

Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University (circa 1900s)

Names unknown. African American Vernacular Photography; Selections from the Daniel Cowin Collection (1920)

Hell Hath No Fury Like Women with Snowballs (1912)

Names unknown. Frances Benjamin Johnston, Photographer (1903)

Name unknown. Courtesy of Robert H. McNeill Estate (circa 1900s)

Mourning Dress, Georgia Division of Archives and History Hallman Bros. Artists; Photographers (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. Georgia Division of Archives and History Hallman Bros. Artists; Photographers (circa 1900s)

Clara Belle Drisdale (1905)

Nannie Smith, Missouri State Library (circa 1900)

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry (circa 1900s)

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry (circa 1920s)

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry (circa 1920s)

Name unknown. 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry (circa 1900s)

Mildred Parsons Mason Larkins (circa 1920s)

Name unknown (1907)

Names unknown (circa 1900s)

A Rose By Any Other Name (1910)

Vintage Bridal Portrait (1910)

Vintage Graduate (circa 1900s)

Banana Curls (circa 1920s) Photo from 'Saga of the Black Woman' by Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry

Garnet High Schoolers (1915) James Randall Collection West VA Historical Society

Clinton Street High School (Class of 1914)

Swaying Women (circa 1900s)

Elizabeth Jennings -- refused to give up her seat on a bus 100 yrs before Ms. Parks

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