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Hank Aaron at Bat

Date: April 01 1955
Description: Henry "Hank" Aaron at bat during a Milwaukee Braves pre-season game.
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Children and Adults Engaged in Yard Work

Date: February 20 1915
Description: A woman and boy are using "sedge brush" brooms to sweep a dirt yard as two women — possibly social workers or Agricultural Extension employees — look on. A...
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Mobile Bay Beach

Date: March 05 1915
Description: Two well-dressed men gazing thoughtfully at the ocean at Mobile Bay beach.
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Agricultural Extension Lecture to Schoolchildren

Date: February 1915
Description: International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department employee J.E. Waggoner delivers a lecture to children and farmers assembled at Providence School....
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African American Tenant Farmers at Barbecue

Date: February 22 1915
Description: African American tenant farmers assembled for a barbecue. The tenants worked for Louis Frank Sessions who appears in the front row, third from the left (we...
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Townspeople Assembled in front of One-Room Schoolhouse

Date: February 15 1915
Description: Townspeople and a Ford automobile in front of a one-room schoolhouse in rural Alabama. The original caption reads: "This school house at Alpine, Ala., is a...
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African American Farmer on Farmall Cub Tractor

Date: 1947
Description: African American farmer pulling a trailer with a Farmall Cub tractor on McQueen Smith Farms. The trailer is loaded with large sacks and a child is sitting...
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Tuskegee Institute Machine Shop

Date: 1902
Description: The machine shop at the "Normal School for Negroes" or the Tuskegee Institute in action. The students are diligently working at the machinery in the shop.
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African American Farmer Hauling Corn to Market

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Description: Farmer hauling corn to market with an ox-driven wagon. Original caption notes that oxen were used considerably in the south for motive power.
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Farmers Hauling Goods in Columbus Wagon

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Description: Two farmers standing in the bed of a wooden Columbus wagon loaded with groceries and other goods. The original caption reads: "One of the reasons why Alaba...
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Prison Convict Hauls Wood with Ox-Driven Wagon

Date: March 08 1915
Description: View of a prisoner, who has a wooden leg, hauling "lighter" wood from the pine woods and Turpentine Orchard to camp with an ox-drawn wagon. Original captio...
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Impoverished African American Children

Date: February 25 1915
Description: Five impoverished and disheveled-looking African American children sitting on the ground near their home. Original caption reads: "These five little Negro...
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Former Slave Sitting on Porch

Date: February 13 1915
Description: African-American man and woman on the front porch of a rural home. The unidentified woman is retrieving water from a well, and the man, J.R. Dean, is sitti...
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Group Portrait of African Americans in front of Building

Date: February 17 1915
Description: Group portrait of African American children and adults posing in front of a run-down building with a stone chimney — possibly a rural school house.
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Women and Children in Field with Walking Plow

Date: February 22 1915
Description: Two women and two young girls in a field with an ox-driven walking plow. Original caption reads: "This picture was not taken in Egypt nor India nor Africa...
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Employees of Alabama International Dealership

Date: September 20 1938
Description: Employees lined up in the service entrance of Whiddon Implement and Truck Company, an International Harvester dealership. Left to right are Alvin Mount, tr...
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Saturn C-1

Date: 1961
Description: A Saturn C-1 booster rocket (later renamed Saturn 1) during a static firing at the Marshall Space Flight Center. This test was an early stage in the develo...
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Elderly Woman Picking Turnips

Date: February 23 1915
Description: Mrs. James M. Baker in her winter garden picking turnips. Original caption reads: "She was pulling some winter turnips which behind her were multiplying. I...
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Farmer Poses with F-12 Tractor

Date: May 18 1937
Description: Farmer poses with a Farmall F-12 tractor with #90 plow.
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Flooded Rural Road in Alabama

Date: March 05 1915
Description: Three men are driving on a flooded rural road. Original caption reads: "In going from Fairhope, Ala. to Point Clear, Ala. the road in many places was found...

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