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Historical photographs of women of color (WOC) can be hard to find, but Bust did just this. In a recent post, Bust featured several photographs of Victorian WOC, and in the photos, various WOC can ...

Historical photographs of women of color (WOC) can be hard to find. In a recent post, "Bust" featured several timeless photographs of Victorian WOC.

Debbie Allen

"You got big dreams? You want fame? Well, fame costs and this is where you start paying, In Sweat." Lydia Grant in Fame ~ Actress Debbie Allen

Joan Higginbotham is the third African American woman to go to space

SLIDESHOW - It is important to bring attention to some of the African-American females that have, and are still, paving the road for future scientists, astronauts or any STEM degree holders.

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Black Victoriana - link to lots of photos

:::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::: Beautiful portrait of African American young woman. 1890 (now the basis for the main character of my story).

Girl Riots — “Our culture is fearful of aging,” said (Caryn)...

“Our culture is fearful of aging,” said (Caryn) Franklin, “and especially aging women. I say, ‘Stop apologising for getting older. Embrace it.’ I want young women to see that beauty ages beautifully and there is no need to feel that getting older is.

Hidden histories: the first black people photographed in Britain – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

Hidden histories: the first black people photographed in Britain – in pictures

Johanna Jonkers, member of the African Choir, London Stereoscopic Company, 1891

Victorian very long hair

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1900 Any educated person knows this: the belle époque is the most unfortunate moment of dress. Corsets, polisones and feathered hats, but without the grace of the XVIII.

This is Amazing! It's also a rareity. I'm always on the lookout for African/African Americans, in Historical Fashion/Costumes!!! I'm glad I have this photograph now!! It's Beautiful!!!:-)!!!

This is Amazing! It's also a rareity. I'm always on the lookout for African/African Americans, in Historical Fashion/Costumes! I'm glad I have this photograph now! It's Beautiful!

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