Wedding Trip of the Blackville Twins - off for Europe



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A detailed description here: Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture By Shawn Michelle Smith

The good news is that we picked it up for about 1/3 of its value.  The bad news is that now we have a thirst for the entire set


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Here is a close up of our "famous" couples ...


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  1. black collectables
  2. harpers weekly
  3. blackville twins
  4. dubois

Comments


Seth says
  
"The wooing of the twins" - May 11, 1878

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New Years Day Blackville Twins 1878 Harpers Weekly racist antique wood engraving

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Blackville Harpers Weekly Racist African-American Engraving Theater 1878 April 20 1878

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  "The Coaching season in Blackville -- The Grand Start" [September 28, 1878]

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there is a scan of the entire Harpers Weekly September 7, 1878 under here.

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apparently there was a play entiteled "Blackerville Twins" see in American Stage.

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this advertisement showed up on Facebook this morning just for me

don't know if i should be scared ... or glad ... i'm going with glad

but they got a ways to go ... look above ... i already have it

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More about how W.E DuBoise saw racism happening in the 1800s.

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