Shorpy February 03, 2017

“Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who has done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice.”
— President Trump, 2/1/2017
Washington, D.C., circa 1880. “Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), African-American abolitionist, seated, three-quarters length portrait.” Wet plate stereograph negative, Brady-Handy Collection, Library of Congress.

 

March 1943. Pearlington, Mississippi (vicinity). “James Hall, truck driver, en route to New Orleans on U.S. Highway 90.” Header placard: “Accidents Help the Axis.” Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information.

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