Black woman 1899 - Just gorgeous!

This is a portrait of a young African American woman. The photograph was taken in So many of the pictures of African Americans from t.

A rare picture of Rosa Parks taking her hair down before bed.

The common image of Rosa Parks is a bespectacled woman with hair pulled back. But Parks’ had waist-length hair that she did not reveal publicly.

Billie Holiday

A great photo, often mis-labeled as "Young Billie Holiday." As several people have pointed out, the era is wrong. This lovely woman is Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd. She was photographed on Street in NYC in 1960 by William Claxton

Marian Anderson renowned contralto and first African American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera. This woman right here was a bad ass and one of the most expressive voices, I have ever heard


Photobooth portrait of young woman, were produced in a studio setting long before the quick dirty 'bathroom-cell-phone-self-portrait'

Oh how beautiful,her eyes, dress and jewelry...

Art American Women: Photo Archives -- African American Women african-americans-and-dress-during-the-antebellum-

Beautiful Black Edwardian Lady - Rare Old Photo! - The Graphics Fairy

Beautiful Black Edwardian Lady - Rare Old Photo

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

I am guessing that the mystery lady in the photo might be Rachel Anderson, a school teacher who lived in Winchester Kentucky.

Honoring the Legacy of African-American Women -

Honoring the Legacy of African-American Women

Inspired by family portraits, Ayana Jackson set out to “fight photography with photography” and honor the lives of middle-class African-American women of a century ago.

+~Vintage Photo Booth Picture~+  Beautiful young woman

The Black Women *Photobooth Series* The faces of black women from the The color photos were developed using the ‘hand-tinting’ process which was a popular way to colorize black and white photos.