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Dutch illustration, Serving maid in Willemstad, the capital city of Curaçao. The Netherlands had colonies for three hundred years in the Caribbean and coastal South America, where slavery flourished until the

Proper Miss at the Turn of the Century    Name unknown.  Hugh Mangum Photographs  Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University

10 Stunning Photos of Black Women from the Victorian Era

blackhistoryalbum: “ THE BLACK VICTORIANS Name unknown. Hugh Mangum Photographs Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University (circa ”

Black Victorians-This family portrait was taken in 1900 in Gainesville, Florida. It’s part of a collection at the State Library and Archives of Florida.

Such a handsome family. "This family portrait was taken in 1900 in Gainesville, Florida. It’s part of a collection at the State Library and Archives of Florida." Via Of Another Fashion

America's Children: This 1868 photo is entitled "Magby Peterson and his Nanny." The little girl may have considered herself fortunate to be chisen to work as a nany rather than a field worker. However, house servants were usually isolated from their families and community. She may never have lived with here parents again after being given this job. Florida State Archives

'This 1868 photo is entitled "Magby Peterson and his Nanny." The little girl may…

to a mixed-race congregation on a cotton plantation in South Carolina ...

Slave preaching on a cotton plantation near Port Royal, South Carolina, engraving in The Illustrated London News, 5 Dec.

Crystal Palace, Sydenham. Amazon Natives of Dahomey, 1893

Crystal Palace, Sydenham. Amazon Natives of Dahomey, 1893

Hangs in Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland. Dido Elizabeth Belle and her cousin, Lady Elizabeth Murray. Jane Austen met Elizabeth after her marriage at Jane's brother Edward Knight's home. Sadly, she found her a bit dull.

Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsay and her cousin, Lady Elizabeth Murray. The movie, "Belle" is based on the amazing circumstances of Dido's life which was a catalyst to the abolition of slavery in England

Six Real Life Black Women Royals

Princess Angela wearing the Kinsky Tiara at her wedding to Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein. Princess Angela was born Angela Gisela Brown, the daughter of Javier Francisco Brown and Silvia Maritza Burke. She is of Afro-Panamanian descent.

Biddy Mason: A Place of Her Own by Camille Gavin, Biddy Mason, born into slavery, walked two thousand miles to get to California. She won her freedom in a Los Angeles courtroom in 1856-even though the law did not allow people of color to speak in open court. A skilled nurse and midwife, she saved her money and helped anyone who was in need. http://www.amazon.com/dp/1424160413/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_15-Msb1APE2TG

Biddy Mason: A Place of Her Own by Camille Gavin, Biddy Mason, born into slavery, walked two thousand miles to get to California. She won her freedom in a Los Angeles courtroom in 1856-even though the law did not allow people of color to speak in open court. A skilled nurse and midwife, she saved her money and helped anyone who was in need. http://www.amazon.com/dp/1424160413/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_15-Msb1APE2TG

Tintype Of A Terrill Family African American Servant African American Women’s Role’s In The American Civil War A cdv-sized tintype of a young, unidentified African American woman, from the Dr. George...

Tintype Of A Terrill Family African American Servant African American Women’s Role’s In The American Civil War A cdv-sized tintype of a young, unidentified African American woman, from the Dr.

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