Memorable Days of U.S. Black History

©ourtesy of Vy Higginsen shared For Harriet

Sheroes: In Celebration of These Women who were Former Slaves

For Harriet_1916 Washington D.C.#BlackHerstory: This photo was taken in Washington, D.C. in 1916 at the “Convention of Former Slaves.”

Pictured from left to right: Annie Parram, age 104; Anna Angales, age 105; Elizabeth Berkeley, 125; Sadie Thompson, 110.©ourtesy of National Photo Company Collection glass negative. (Shorpy)

– – “The First Decoration Day” by David W. Blight, Yale University


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