19th century albumen photographs of the first elementary school that educated African-American girls of color both free and enslaved, in the South
Pair of photographs depicting the first Catholic elementary school that educated girls of color both free and enslaved, which was located at the oldest black parish in the United States, St. Augustine's Catholic Church, New Orleans, Louisiana. Circa 19th century. Both photographs show African American nuns assembled with male and female students in front of the school.
Purchased from Max Rambod Rare Books, December 2022.
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