THE BLACK AMAZON | Early 1900s

Ella Williams who prefers to be call by her showbiz name Mme Abomah was once the world`s tallest hot and beautiful lady in the late 1800`s and early 1900`s. She was reputed to be 7ft 6inch giantess. Though she was born in South Carolina in USA, her show managers claims she was born In Dahomey (now Republic of Benin).

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Studio portrait of singer, dancer, actress and choreographer Aida Overton Walker, circa 1910. Photo:Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division

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Hi, do You have any favorite vintage bloggers? Youtube, blogspot, or tumblr :)

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Bobby Pin Blog
Cosmetics and Skin
Diary of a Vintage Girl
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#BlackHistoryMonth 2014

CultureSOUL: *Sepia Visions* African American Families* - The Reconstruction Era

1. Captain T. Shorey & family, Oakland, CA 1898

2. Black family portrait on the Lawn c. 1890s

3. Man and his daughters c. 1890s

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