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I know these little pins may not be what you like for your "Cotton Collections". He has the cutest look on his face.

Former U.S. Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm speaks to an African-American history class at Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002. Chisholm was an advocate for minority rights and became the first black woman elected to Congress and later the first black person to seek a major party's nomination for the U.S. presidency. She died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005.  She was 80.

Former U.S. Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm speaks to an African-American history class at Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002. Chisholm was an advocate for minority rights and became the first black woman elected to Congress and later the first black person to seek a major party's nomination for the U.S. presidency. She died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005. She was 80.

FAMILY MATTERS  1890s #black_history #african_american

African American man sitting in suit surrounded by children. Likely it is his son and two daughters standing around him. Want to know more about Black History ?

BLACK FIRST Flashback: 63 years ago today, (August 24th)  Edith Spurlock Sampson (pictured on the right with Eleanor Roosevelt), became the first Black US Delegate appointed by Harry S. Truman in 1950.  A lifelong achiever, she was a lawyer, judge and first woman to receive her Masters Degree from Loyola University.

Eleanor Roosevelt & Edith Sampson at the United Nations in New York. Attorney (and later judge) Edith Sampson was the first African-American Delegate to the United Nations, appointed as an alternate delegate by President Harry Truman.

Artist unidentified  Northeastern United States  Late 19th century  Paint on wood  22 1/2 x 11 7/8 x 11 3/4 in.  American Folk Art Museum, promised gift of Ralph Esmerian, P1.2001.347  This stocky little Santa Claus presents a late nineteenth-century image of the venerable character that can be compared with Samuel Robb’s version (also in the museum’s collection) of around 1923.

Artist unidentified Northeastern United States Late 19th century Paint on wood 22 1/2 x 11 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. American Folk Art Museum, promised gift of Ralph Esmerian, P1.2001.347 This stocky little Santa Claus presents a late nineteenth-century image of the venerable character that can be compared with Samuel Robb’s version (also in the museum’s collection) of around 1923.

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