In honour of Black women who shaped British history I have decided to do my own homage to those ladies who are often overlooked, maybe because of the colour of their skin and also because they aren’t really taught in schools sadly, so let’s begin. MARY SEACOLE Born Mary Jane Grant in Jamaica in 1805, the … More Black Women in Britain
Untitled photograph by Gordon Parks, Mobile, Alabama 1956.
A photograph of a young mother with her small child, 1900s.
An impoverished family in Liverpool, 1957.
Postcard from the 1900s shows a Baseball player with his hands…er… rather full!
An amusing guide on the correct way to boil vegetables in times of austerity from British world war two educational film, this one shows you how to boil cabbage to get the best taste.
By an Unknown artist of the British School, “Cholmondeley Ladies”, c. 1600; Tate Collection.
Sunburned nose and forehead are daubed with protective cream by Rebecca Edwards of Yazoo City, Miss., 22-year-old widow whose husband was killed during duty with the Army Air Forces. Standing next to Rebecca and leaning against the corner of the primary hangar from which both of the girls fly is Lorena Daly of Bakersfield, Calif. … More Girls in Zoot Suits.