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    • First basketball team, Booker T. Washington School

    • African Americans; Basketball; Basketball players; Booker T. Washington School (Terre Haute, Ind.); Crothers, Scat Man;
    • Photograph of the first basketball team at Booker T. Washington School in Terre Haute, Indiana. The first person, second row left, is entertainer Scat man Crothers. The third person in the first row (with the basketball) is James Wooten. Wooten...
    • Greeting card collection

    • African Americans; Postcards; Hanukkah; Greeting cards;
    • Hanukkah card from Dr. J. O. May. Dr. May came to Terre Haute from Salem, Kentucky in 1915, graduated from Booker T. Washington School in 1927, Wiley High School in 1929, and Indiana State Teacher's College in 1933. He taught at Booker T....
    • Cookie bake sale

    • African Americans; Cookies; Baking;
    • Photograph of Allen Parks, principal of Booker T. Washington School, at a bake sale. Mr. Parks is cutting cookie dough, and pre-cut cookies are on a cookie sheet. There is also a rolling pin and two bowls on the table.
    • Christmas decorations

    • African Americans; Christmas decorations; Candles; Cigars; Suits (Clothing);
    • Photograph of (left to right) unknown, Mrs. Parks, Allen Parks, and Dr. W. A. Edwards, at a table with Christmas decorations. Allen Parks and the unknown man are smoking cigars. Dr. Edwards' dental practice was on 13th and Wabash in Terre Haute,...
    • African American man and woman

    • African Americans; Portrait photographs; Clothing & dress;
    • Photograph of an African American man and woman in dress clothing. The woman is wearing a long dress and the man is wearing a bowler hat, vest, and bow tie. The photograph was taken outside.
    • Wet grocery

    • African Americans; Bars (Drinking establishments); Alcohol; Cigars; Cash registers; Bowler hats;
    • Photograph of African American men in a wet grocery, probably in the early 1900s. The wet grocery is selling alcohol and cigars, and one man is holding a photograph of a man surrounded by signatures.
    • Horseless carriage

    • African Americans; Carriages & coaches; Automobiles; Suits (clothing); Hats; Postcards;
    • Photo postcard of three African American men in a horseless carriage. The men are wearing suits and hats.
    • On the waterfront

    • African Americans; Portraits; Suits (Clothing); Benches; Waterfronts;
    • Photograph of four unidentified African Americans (two women and two men) around a park bench. The photograph was taken July 7, 1904.
    • Booker T. Washington School, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • African Americans; African American children; School children; Suits (clothing); Booker T. Washington School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Photograph of the presentation of the first class certification to Booker T. Washington School in Terre Haute, Indiana. Wayne Watson was the Superintendent of Schools and Allen Parks was the principal of Booker T. Washington.
    • African American family

    • African Americans; Families; Children; African American children; Suits (clothing);
    • Photograph of an African American man and woman with a small girl. The individuals are Richard and Carrie Shifty with their youngest daughter.
    • Willa Brown

    • African Americans; Women; Brown, Willa Beatrice, 1906-1992; Air pilots; Pilots; African American women air pilots; Airplanes;
    • Photograph of Willa Brown, the first minority woman to earn a commercial pilot's license, in front of an airplane and surrounded by family members. The photograph was taken at Paul Cox Field in Terre Haute, Indiana. Left to right: Mr. Simeon...

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