View of Le Sex Shoppe located at 5507 Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue. The storefront is completely covered with marquees and painted advertisements that read: “Books. Magazines. Film. Adult. General”; “Open 24 hrs. Books for all”; “Le Sex Shoppe”; “Adult marital aids. Novelties”; “Movie arcade .25 cents”, etc. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library
Man and woman dancing at Tom’s Place in Montgomery, Alabama. Photographer, Jim Peppler.
Talman Street, no. 57, Brooklyn. (May 22, 1936)
Mulberry and Prince Streets, Manhattan. (October 25, 1935)
Broome Street, Nos. 504-506, Manhattan. (October 09, 1935) Image ID: 482848
Harlem Community Art Center; VI, 290 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan. (April 26, 1939) Image ID: 482612
George & Mary Williamson. 7826 Colonial Rd., Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. December 2, 1978.
The Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry was a psychiatric hospital located in the Byberry neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. The institution began as a small work farm for the mentally ill. Soon, plans were made to turn the farm into a cottage plan asylum. Construction began on the institution in 1906. Shortly after that, […]
HANNIBAL, MO – Reverend Raymond Brown and the children from his congregation pose for a picture in front of the curved entry to the Second Christian Church (aka Willow Street Church).
HANNIBAL, MO – A hole has been cut into the ice on Bear Creek in order to perform the baptism of an unidentified man. His family, friends, and fellow parishioners observe this solemn occasion. Just imagine how cold the water must have been.
Newsies at Skeeters Branch, St. Louis, Missouri, c. 1910 Whitney Museum of Art http://whitney.org/Collection/LewisHine
Manzanar, Calif.–While military policeman stands guard, this detachment watches arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center. Photographer: Albers, Clem — Manzanar, California. 4/2/42
Hayward, Calif.–Two children of the Mochida family who, with their parents, are awaiting evacuation bus. The youngster on the right holds a sandwich given her by one of a group of women who were present from a local church. The family unit is kept intact during evacuation and at War Relocation Authority centers where evacuees […]
Following evacuation orders, this store, at 13th and Franklin Streets, was closed. The owner, a University of California graduate of Japanese descent, placed the I AM AN AMERICAN sign on the store front on December 8, the day after Pearl Harbor. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the […]
Elks of New Orleans, 1921, selling pralines to raise money; check marks identify 1) H.D. Johnson and 2) Mike Culligan Harry D. Johnson Photograph Collection Biography: Harry D. Johnson
Bar, Hotel Royal [Old St. Louis Hotel]. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier “The first recorded transaction for this property occurred on May 12, 1784 when Francisco Landreaux petitioned for his share of this parent’s estate. The estimated value at that time was 3,000 pesos. In 1833 a home was constructed on the site for Honore Landreaux […]
Blacks, New Orleans, Louisiana. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier
Negro Maskers. St. Joseph’s Night, 1940 — A Tribe of Indians in the Gypsy Tea Room. Photographer: Robert Tallant
Waiting for the green light in downtown Los Angeles, July 29, 1955
Judy–New Orleans, July, 1947 From the series “Lucie Goes to Hollywood” Photographer: Alexander Allison
Andrew, riding, 1899-1900 Photographer: Alexander Allison
Lucie Fishing, 1899-1900 Lucie Bartlett Allison (1887-1907) was Alexander Allison’s younger sister. She died before her twentieth birthday in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi (where this photograph was taken). The Allison family owned property in the town and spent a good bit of time there. Alex’s parents are both buried there. Photographer: Alexander Allison
African American children in St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 15, 1901.
Crescent City Jockey Club, race in progress, February 14, 1901.
Waiting for General Charles de Gaulle to pass by the corner of St. Ann and Chartres Streets, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 1960. Photograph by Mona MacMurray.
A patriotic entry in one of the truck parades on Mardi Gras, February 10, 1970. Note the people standing on the canopy outside the now-demolished Woolworth’s store on Canal Street near Bourbon. Also note the Imperial Shoe store and Kreeger’s, both no longer in business, on the corners.
Lawrenceville, April 7, 1911. Lynching of Charlie Hale, a black man, on the courthouse square at the corner of Perry and Pike Streets. Note the sign hanging from his toes: “Please do not wake him.” At far left is Jack Mathis, and the boy is Herbert Strayhorn.
Burge Plantation, Newton, ca. 1928-1929. Uncle Jim of the Burge Plantation, born in slavery.
Photograph of “Uncle Remus,” Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia. This photograph was taken by Hart Studio.
Girard, 1960s. Several people seen in front of Baxely’s Grocery.
Baldwin County, 1925-1950. “Aunt Millie.”
The 1968 Wallace-for-President rally brought out many supporters of the former Alabama governor, including this couple who drove up to Durham from Sanford. Photographer: Bill Boyarsky
John Barker, ex-slave, Abilene, Texas.
Man and woman dancing at Tom’s Place in Montgomery, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov
Elderly man wearing a hat. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov
Young man leaning on a rail outside Booker T. Washington High School in Montgomery, Alabama, probably before a football game. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov
Group of children standing around a washtub in the dirt yard in front of a house in Little Korea, a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama. This image was used in the photo spread that appeared on page 3 of The Southern Courier for June 11-12, 1966. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q20569 Digital image order form: […]
Boy picking cotton in the field of Mrs. Minnie B. Guice near Mount Meigs in Montgomery County, Alabama. Photographer: Jim Peppler File Name Q18859Digital image order form: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/photo_order_form.pdf http://www.archives.alabama.gov
View of people picking cotton by hand.
The Tuskegee Civic Association (or TCA), a nonprofit organization, was founded on April 13, 1941 at a meeting held at Greenwood Missionary Baptist Church, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. This photo was taken at the June 24, 1958 (at Butler Chapel AMEZ Church) meeting of the First Anniversary Celebration which occurred one year after”Tuskegee Boycott.”
NORTH PHILADELPHIA JOBLESS BLACKS. MAN STANDING AT RIGHT IS GERALD “HEAT WAVE” JONES, WHO WORKS FOR “THE NETWORK”, A RESOURCE CENTER SPONSORED BY THE URBAN COALITION, 09/1973.
STREET GANG MEMBERS, 09/1973 Documerica – ARC Identifier 552752 / Local Identifier 412-DA-10267
PAIUTE INDIAN CHILDREN OUTSIDE GROCERY STORE IN NIXON PYRAMID LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION, 05/1973
An Example of Brooklyn Architecture on Vanderbilt Avenue in New York City. June, 1974.
OIL WASTE ON BARREN HILLSIDE, 05/1972
Leakey, Texas, store owners Buck and Cheryl Miller, 07/1972.