Posted on 11/05/2009

Photo taken on March 1, 1875

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A Woman of Education

A Woman of Education
Tintype of an unknown African American woman. Images from this time frame depicting African Americans reading/holding a book was a way of showing they were able to read.

Photo: 'African American Vernacular Photography' Selections from the Daniel Cowin Collection

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