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    • "Neals Burroughs - USSR Convention"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; African Americans
    • Apart from the title, taken from the envelope containing the negative of this image, nothing is known of the subjects of this photograph, nor of the USSR convention named.
    • Women and Stone Row

    • College students--New York (State); African American college students
    • The woman in front is identified as Gail Sasson, while one of the women in back of her is labelled Gail Grisetti, '68. The other women are unidentified.
    • "Washington Market"

    • Marketplaces; African American business enterprises
    • Oil painting on canvas of African American vendors and customers at market. Heavyset women mind stations at which are spread out produce items. The woman in the foreground displays an array of slaughtered fowl. The man behind her smokes a pipe.
    • New Concord Grade School Class

    • Students; Teachers; Education; Educational facilities; One-room schools; Group portraits
    • 23 students, including three African Americans, and one teacher posing in front of a one room wooden schoolhouse.
    • A Meeting In the interest of the Hampton Institute.

    • Advertisements; Boarding schools; Fund raising; Schools
    • Advertisement for a fundraising event at the Chester Presbyterian Church for benefit of the Hampton Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute which was founded on the banks of the Virginia Peninsula by Brigadier General Samuel Chapman Armstrong in...
    • Blooming Grove Congregation Church Plans 200th Year Celebration

    • Clippings; Church dedications; Church schools; Churches; Graves; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Slave quarters; Slavery; Pews; Altars; Auditoriums; Architectural elements
    • This article, clipped from the Orange County Post gives a abbreviated history of the Blooming Grove Congregation Church, from its begins in the eighteenth century. Architectural features, including acoustics, slave gallery, pews, modifications are...
    • A Slaver Captured

    • Clippings; Sailing ships; Slave quarters; Slave ships; Slave trade; Slavery; Vessels; Warships
    • A newspaper article reporting a slave ship captured along the coast of Cuba in 1857. The captives, aged from ten to eighteen years, described as unfortunate creatures, taken from a place called Kabinda, on the coast of Africa. Of the 500 taken,...
    • Emancipation and Colonination

    • Clippings; Liberty; Slavery; Emigration & immigration; Wills;
    • Two newspaper articles, one reporting the rate to rent slaves in New Orleans and the other on Edward Curd, Sr. of Kentucky manumitting, after his death, 15 slaves, with the condition that 13 must emigrate to Liberia.
    • September Letter to Belle

    • Churches; Correspondence; Families; Fathers; Children; Music; Servants; Students
    • A letter from Robert Houston McCready, Presbyterian Church Pastor 1894-1908 to his wife, Isabelle, concerning their children, domestic help, death of Dr. John Hall and a mention of the African American congregation.
    • Bethlehem Church video

    • Churches; Church schools
    • This video has pictures of some past and present members of the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church which is located at the corner of Route 94 and Jackson Avenue in the town of Cornwall, New York. (The highway was originally called Route 45.) Then the...
    • Bill Duke performing in Emperor Jones

    • Photographs; Actors; People; Theater programs; Costumes; Stages (Platforms);
    • Dramatics Club production of Emperor Jones. Description of the play can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Emperor_Jones. Bill Duke has gone on to perform in plays, TV and to direct. His biography can be found at...
    • Cafeteria staff

    • Photographs; Kitchens; Refrigerators; Cafeterias;
    • Laura Williams and Jean Saracco of the kitchen staff at Dutchess Community College in the kitchen.
    • Nursing students

    • Photographs; Medical equipment & supplies; Nursing; Nurses
    • Nursing students measure the heart rate of a person lying in a bed while a teacher observes.

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