Newsies at Skeeter Branch. St. Louis, 1910.

By Lewis W. Hine


Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, escorted by U.S. Marshals dispatched by President Eisenhower for her safety. 14 November, 1960


Bethune-Cookman students using microscopes, 1943.

Three Girls, East 100th Street, NYC by Bruce Davidson c. 1966-1968 


Harlem, 1947.

By Morris Engel

Robbery c. 1940’s

Town Marshal E.M. Platt of Long beach, Indiana calling the attention of motorist, Evelyn Savard, to one of the town’s caution signs, erected as a protective measure for children.

c. 1930’s