Argent Editions Historic Photographs

Black History Photographs

Argent Editions' collection of Black History photographs covers the Civil War through the Civil Rights movement. Our goal is to provide the highest quality prints available of these remarkable subjects.

Browse below or search for photographs with the label Black History.



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Day Laborers Waiting to be Paid for Cotton Picking

Day Laborers Waiting to be Paid for Cotton Picking

Mississippi Delta, Mississippi October, 1939 Labels: Black History, Great Depression, Children, Boys, American South
Marion Post Wolcott
Entertainers at a South-Side Chicago Tavern

Entertainers at a South-Side Chicago Tavern

Chicago, Illinois April, 1941 Labels: Black History
Russell Lee
Medicine Show Performer

Medicine Show Performer

Huntingdon, Tennessee - November 1935 Labels: Black History, Great Depression, American South
Ben Shahn
Musicians Playing Accordion and Washboard in Automobile

Musicians Playing Accordion and Washboard in Automobile

New Iberia, Louisiana - October 1938 Labels: Black History, American South
Russell Lee
School Choir, Gee's Bend Alabama

School Choir, Gee's Bend Alabama

School choir led by Robert Pierce, school principal. They won state championship. Gee's Bend, Alabama - May 1939 Labels: Black History, Children,...
Marion Post Wolcott
Sharecropper's Wife

Sharecropper's Wife

Pulaski County, Arkansas October 1935 Labels: Black History, Great Depression
Ben Shahn
Young Black Man Drinking at "Colored" Water Cooler

Young Black Man Drinking at "Colored" Water Cooler

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - July, 1939 Labels: Black History, Civil Rights
Russell Lee
Malcolm X, 1964

Malcolm X, 1964

Malcolm X waits at Martin Luther King press conference, head-and-shoulders portrait March 26, 1964 Labels: Black History, African American Leaders,...
Marion Trikosko
Portrait of W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois

Portrait of W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois

c 1919 Labels: Black History, African American Leaders
Cornelius M. Battey
Harlem Newsboy

Harlem Newsboy

New York City, 1943 Labels: Black History, New York City, Children, Boys
Gordon Parks

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