9th September 1939: Housewives of Roupell Street, London, painting kerbs white to help night time traffic during WW II. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

September Housewives of Roupell Street, London, painting curbs white to help night time traffic during WW II. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

She Rockers (London Rap/Dance Crew), Shepherd’s Bush Green, London, 1988

Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience - in pictures

Normski, 'She Rockers (London/Rap/Dance Crew) Shepherds Bush Green, London, Museum no. © Normski/ Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Photographed by Friedrich Seidenstücker, 1948.

Niños que se trepan en las paredes de un edificio - (Friedrich Seidenstucker) Writing Prompt: One day, all the kids in my classroom woke up with a superpower. Continue the story.

Onion Seller. Characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish (1879-1950), selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock .

London in the - A Breton onion seller link Onion Johnnies are Breton farmers and agricultural labourers on bicycles who sell distin.

Hammersmith Palais 1976 | vandenberg | V Search the Collections

Hammersmith Palais

Gelatin silver print by Al Vandenberg, depicting 2 teenager girls dressed for a Bay City Rollers concert, taken at Hammersmith Palais.

© James Barnor / Autograph ABP, 1960s, Drum Cover Girl Erlin Ibreck, London, 1966 --- Back in the 1960s, when fashion shoots featuring black models were rare, the Ghanaian photographer James Barnor bucked the trend with his fashion shoots for Drum magazine, an influential anti-apartheid magazine based in Johannesburg, and Africa’s first black lifestyle magazine. More info and pics: http://www.burnedshoes.com/post/43622386501/jamesbarnor #bwphotography #blackandwhite #ghana #jamesbarnor

James Barnor, "Drum Cover Girl Erlin Ibreck", National Museum of World Cultures Collection.

London. Notting Hill Carnival. 1975. I was at Notting Hill Carnival in 2000. Love this pic!

Chris Steele-Perkins “All of my working life I’ve been drawn to subcultures, small worlds which have the whole world in them.

City Break Londra - http://www.turistclub.ro/city-break/marea-britanie/londra.html Carnaby Street, London 1976 by ShakeFrog, via Flickr

City Break Londra - http://www.turistclub.ro/city-break/marea-britanie/londra.html Carnaby Street, London 1976 by ShakeFrog, via Flickr

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