Released from slavery: 15 vintage photos of African Americans that entered into a free life.
In December 1865, the U.S. passed the thirtieth amendment of the Constitution, which brought an end to the existence of slavery, which existed in the American colonies of the British Empire since the XVII century. Recently Cornell University published archival images dedicated to the life of African Americans in the late XIX — early XX century. The people in the photo who were freed from the yoke of slavery and fears of past lives, launched a new, free life. In our review of the most interesting photos in this collection.
1. African American couple
African American couple in casual clothes in front of the Statue of Liberty.
2. The end of the XIX century
Three Rugby players in top form.
3. Two African-American girls
Two African-American women in photos of late XIX century.
4. Photo of the late XIX century
A one-legged cripple.
Two men in suits and bowler hats.
7. Girl in white
Portrait of a girl in a white dress.
8. Black couple
Black couple on photography of the early twentieth century.
9. Black boys
the knucklebones are eating the watermelon.
African American boys eating watermelon.
10. Fred Jones
The man with the dog.
11. Well-dressed couple
Photos of the late XIX century, depicts a well-dressed couple blacks.
African American shaved head friend. A photo of the early XX century.
13. Siamese twins
Portrait of conjoined twins Millie and Christine.
14. The 1908
Graduates Texas College.
15. African-American in a luxurious coat
A colored woman in a luxurious fur coat for a photo of the early XX century.
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