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U.S. Congress, 1868- Congressman Joseph Hayne Rainey, First African American U.S. Representative

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U.S. Congress, 1868- Congressman Joseph Hayne Rainey, First African American U.S. Representative, House of Representatives, Unknown

Joseph Hayne Rainey (June 21, 1832 – August 1, 1887) was the first African American to serve in the United States House of Representatives, the second…

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Kaitlin Whalen, Booker T. Washington

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Kaitlin Whalen, Booker T. Washington, William H. Johnson, 1944-1945

Living is the art of loving. Loving is the art of caring. Caring is the art of sharing. Sharing is the art of living. If you want to lift yourself up,…

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Carl Van Vetchen - Photographer, Robert Berks - Sculptor, Memorial for Mary McLeod Bethune, Educator and Activist, Washington, D.C.

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Carl Van Vetchen - Photographer, Robert Berks - Sculptor, Memorial for Mary McLeod Bethune, Educator and Activist, Washington, D.C., Library of Congress, April 6 1949: Photograph, July 10, 1974: Sculpture

Memorial commemorating Mary McLeod Bethune, an educator and activist who made significant contributions to the rights of African Americans. The…

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Unknown, 1959 - 1977 Hiram Leong Fong - First Asian American elected to the U.S. Senate

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Unknown, 1959 - 1977 Hiram Leong Fong - First Asian American elected to the U.S. Senate, Library of Congress, c. 1960-1970

Senator Hiram Leong Fong became one of Hawaii’s first two U.S. Senators in 1959, upon the state’s admission to the Union. The son of Chinese…

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UN Photographs Collection, Dominique De Menil, Artwork Collector

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UN Photographs Collection, Dominique De Menil, Artwork Collector, University of Houston, Between 1948-2000

Dominique de Menil and her husband collected many pieces of artwork throughout their lives, and managed to put this collection to use in helping…

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Master Lei Yixin, Stone of Hope - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Monument

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Master Lei Yixin, Stone of Hope - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Monument, National Park Service, 2011

"Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of…

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