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1870 Yates House by houston heritage society, via Flickr #Houston #history #heritage #Yates

In five short years after emancipation, Jack Yates, a freed slave, began construction of his home. Yates was one of the most prominent religious leaders in Houston and a true advocate of education for his race in the post Civil War period.

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Brilliant chattel house from Barbados in an array of bright Caribbean colors showing personality and a confidently cheerful spirit.

Vieille maison créole sur Basse-Terre en Guadeloupe.

Image taken in the late afternoon in Deshaies, Guadeloupe, French Antilles Camera: Canon Mark II Lens: Canon IS USM Aperture: Exposure time:

Cobblers Cove History - Great House

Cobblers Cove History - Great House

House from Barbados in light blue and white with Caribbean architecture, designed to protect from the regional weather.

House from Barbados in light blue and white with Caribbean architecture, designed to protect from the regional weather.

cottage homes pictures | The cottage is built in the old Caribbean style, but with modern ...

Epping Forest Bed & Breakfast- located in the parish of St. David's, on the beautiful Caribbean island of Grenada, surrounded by mountains and rainforest.

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The Jack Yates House, originally in the Fourth Ward and now at Sam Houston ParkThe slaves settled on the Buffalo Bayou's southern edge. Brush arbors borrowed churches were used as houses of worship. One brush arbor ultimately became the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Jack Yates served as pastor. Yates and his son, Rutherford Yates, became major community leaders. The neighborhood became the center of Houston's African-American community in the late 19th century and early 20th century.

Jack Yates House - 1870 - Originally located in the Fourth Ward, it was moved to Sam Houston Park, and opened to the public in 1996

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