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#tbt: Young Union “Soldiers”
Today’s Throwback Thursday images are from the book Heroes for all Time: Connecticut Civil War Soldiers Tell Their Stories. These photographs depict two rather young Union “soldiers”. The name of boy on the left has been lost to history. He was most likely a former slave who sought shelter with Union soldiers. Many such…...
Night’s Dancer: The Life of Janet Collins
Janet Collins (1917–2003) was a renowned dancer, painter, and the first African-American soloist ballerina to appear on the stage of New York’s Metropolitan Opera. It took her many years of resolve, facing the blatant racism that existed in the dance community (as it did elsewhere in the United States), to achieve the status of prima ballerina at…...