negro

1960s

90011_OT_8235_1960s_Black_Kids_Swim

Footage shows black kids swimming in a pool in the 1960s. 

1940s

90018_25524_1940s_YMCA_02

Footage of a YMCA in Harlem, New York, during the 1940s. 

1930s

90014_43622_01_Tap_Dancing

Footage appears to be of the brilliant Dotty Saulter, dancing. She is…

1970s

90008_27320_High_School_1970s_01

Footage shows an urban neighborhood and middle school in Connecticut…

1960s

90016_43646_Teaneck_NJ_Church_Day

Slow pan shot of a suburb in Teaneck, New Jersey. Well-dressed black…

1970s

90009_43643_Black_Family_Dog_Bath

Super 8 home movie showing a black grandfather helping his…

1970s

90009_42318_Fire_Dance_03

Black woman dances nude. Weird, spooky music plays. 

1970s

90009_42318_Fire_Dance_02

Black woman dances nude. Weird, spooky music plays. 

1970s

90009_42318_Fire_Dance_01

African-American woman dances nude. She moves freely and with…

1990s

90005_OT_6318_SF_Barber_Looking_Good1

Black barber trims his client's mustache using a buzzer. The barber…

1990s

90005_OT_6318_SF_Barber_Looking_Good2

Black barber puts lotion on his client's scalp and sprays his client's…