Getty Images is making available rarely seen historical images from the pages of the Afro-American Newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland through a partnership with technology start-up Project Gado.

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  • 179720273. American jazz musician Louis Armstrong (1901 - 1971) plays, August 31, 1957. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 179748110. African American community gathers for the Emmett Till protest at Sharp St Church, 1955. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 179748246. Young African-Americans celebrate New Year's wearing party hats, January 5, 1946. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 179761223. Two female protesters are shown holding signs marching for civil rights and protesting a play depicting 'Gone With The Wind,' March 9, 1940. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 179761504. If you can't shop there, don't work there, 1940. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 187174062. African American soldiers at a dance, 1942. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 450904325. During World War 2, African American soldier John Harris, 1942. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 461484925. Portrait of African American poet and author Lorraine Hansberry holding a cigarette, 1960. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 462830223. American Civil Rights and religious leader Dr Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968) bends down as he speaks with a group of schoolgirls in a classroom, January 1960. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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  • 187171194. At the wedding of Miss Charlene Tinsley and Mr Charles W Howell Jr, 1950. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
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About Dr. Moira Hinderer
Moira Hinderer is a visiting scholar at the Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University.  She specializes in the histories of African-American childhood and the Black Press, and she is a founding member of the Black Press Research Collective.

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