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Negro League History by zayirmalik, via Slideshare

Percy Wallace often attended baseball games of 'The Negro League' because black men were not allowed into Major League Baseball.

Negro expulsion from railway car, Philadelphia. Artist unknown. Wood engraving, in Illustrated London News, September 27, 1856

Negro expulsion from railway car, Philadelphia. Wood engraving, in Illustrated London News, September 1856

Father and children...circa 1890's. I love these beaming faces - who says poverty makes for miserable kids?

All mine c1890

Father and children.circa I love these beaming faces - who says poverty makes for miserable kids? Note the cat in the center of the group, the knobless bureau drawers, and the wooden toys atop the cupboard.

Photographer: Unknown

Hamburger Handout, this location was Sepulveda Boulevard and Centinela Avenue in Culver City and is the one most people recall. The first Hamburger Handout stand opened in dating the photo to

Victorian Era Beach | ... Victorian Era as you can see from this photo taken in September 1895

Victorians dressed up and headed out to the beach to enjoy the hot weather of September 1895

Technicians make artificial limbs in the Processing and Fitting Shop, Lawson General Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.

Technicians make artificial limbs in the Processing and Fitting Shop, Lawson General Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.

Rescuers and survivors atop the hull of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River on July 24, 1915. Photograph from the Chicago Daily News.

Rescuers and survivors atop the hull of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River on July Photograph from the Chicago Daily News.

April 3, 1980 - Wayne Winntage and his menagerie of cats live in Cabbagetown.

April 1980 - Wayne Winntage and his menagerie of cats live in Cabbagetown.

Fictional Smoky Hollow hideout in the 1870's was in the heavily wooded Cross Timbers part of Denton County, Texas.  Clear Creek drains into the Elm Fork of the Trinity River.  Shadow on the Trail (1946).

Fictional Smoky Hollow hideout in the was in the heavily wooded Cross Timbers part of Denton County, Texas. Clear Creek drains into the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. Shadow on the Trail

Dr. Margaret Burroughs  ( Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak ) She founded, along with her husband, Charles, a museum for black history in her home and eventually grew it into DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago.

Margaret Burroughs ( Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak ) She founded, along with her husband, Charles, a museum for black history in her home and eventually grew it into DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago.

Depression era children in a slum section of Fair Street, Atlanta, GA playing among the trash and debris of the slums, their only place to play.  Date : Apr, 1936  Agency : WPA, Owner : NARA (SPB)

April Depression era children in a slum section of Fair Street, Atlanta, GA playing among the trash and debris, their only place to play.