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Group portrait of a women's club in the Williamsburg area, circa 1950's. Front row (l to r) Doris Rainey, Martha Epps. Back row (forth from left) Rosalie McKinney.

Informal portrait of an unidentified African American woman seated in a chair at an unknown location, probably Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950s.

Two African American women staff a registration desk for the Home Assignments Committee, possibly at a church in the Williamsburg, Virginia area.

Group portrait of students at an African American Beauty School in the Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1950s.

An African American woman seated at the registration desk for the Home Assignments Committee, Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1950s.

Members of a Beauticians' Club pose in Williamsburg, Virginia area home, circa 1950s. Women identified in back row as (l to r): Eliza Hamm, Georgia Johnson, Margaret Scales, unidentified, Louise Lawrence, Ernestine Wales. Women identified seated as…

African American church women's circle, A Lily of the Valley, Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1950s. Top row left: Mrs. Betty Hill Jones; left of cake: Gladys Bartlette Stone.

Well-baby contest at St. John Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Va. 1948. Back row: Mr. Robert, Helen Roberts, Alise Stephens, Lula Lee. Middle row: Frances White, Mrs. Reed, Alma Lee Colley with baby “Sugarplum,” Edna Dillard Tabb with baby Yvonne.…

African American woman contemplating a purchase inside a candy store in the Williamsburg, Virginia area.

African American Eastern Star Organization group portrait taken in the Williamsburg, Virginia, area. Identified in back row (l to r): Unidentified, Julia Reed, Elaine Roberts. Middle row (l to r): John Reid Sr., Josephine Lee, Doris Washington. …

Audrey (Ethel) Hill Wallace attending a Bruton Heights High School prom in Williamsburg, Virginia.

African American women practicing a dance in the gym of a Williamsburg, Virginia area high school.

Members of the Bruton Heights School Homecoming Court posing in front of an automobile parked near a football field, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's.

Members of an African American women's group at Log Cabin Beach, a segregated recreational facility located just outside of Williamsburg, Virginia, along the James River, circa 1950's.

African American military wedding party posing on the steps of a church in the Williamsburg, Virginia area, circa 1940's.
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