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Susan Porter, Photographer James Van Der Zee's cousin (1915) #vintage #vintagestyle #retro #blackandwhite #photography #vintagephoto

20th Century Portraits

Susan Porter 1925 cousin to James Vanderzee photographer

vintage african american flapper photos | 1920's African American Flapper Woman by TobyCreek on Etsy

African American Flapper Woman by TobyCreek on Etsy

Vintage Photos: African American Portraits

Portrait of Mrs. Will Richardson, Black History Album .

Photo by James VanDerZee http://www.artnet.com/artwork/426238406/89028/james-van-der-zee-garveyite-family.html

Garveyite Family, Harlem, 1924 (printed Photographer: James VanDerZee [Minneapolis Institute of Arts - The Collection]

Girl in Fancy Dress by James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. His wonderful legacy of photographs were not “discovered” until 1969 when The Metropolitan Museim of Art held an exhibition of his photographs called Harlem On My Mind.  The exhibition brought Van Der Zee fame and much deserved accolades throughout America.  Van Der Zee had already retired several years prior to the exhibition but came out of retirement to resume taking photographs again until his passing on March 15, 1983.

James Van Der Zee I had to dedicate a post to Harlem Renaissance photographer James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee. Born on June 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, James Van Der Zee became the most sought after photographer during the.

Black female tennis stars, years apart<< this is the coolest picture

vintagesusie & wings: A Vintage Mother's Day Wish

A black mother and child.

A rare photo of Rosa Parks taking her hair down before turning in for the night.

The common image of Rosa Parks is a bespectacled woman with hair pulled back. But Parks’ had waist-length hair that she did not reveal publicly.

james van der zee | James Van Der Zee Image

james van der zee | James Van Der Zee Image

Teenage Dreams | 1950s - A group of unknown teeny boppers posing at the YWCA, Pittsburgh, PA.Teenie Harris, 1948–1960. Charles “Teenie” Harris Collection, Courtesy of Carnegie Art Museum.

"Teenage Dreams" Charles "Teenie" Harris Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, these girls even have dirty shoes!