Four Free Women

Washington, D.C., 1916. “Convention of former slaves. Annie Parram, age 104; Anna Angales, age 105; Elizabeth Berkeley, 125; Sadie Thompson, 110.” National Photo Company Collection

Convention of former slaves

Annie Parrum, Anna Angales, Elizabeth Berkeley and Sadie Thompson – all older than 100 – at a 1916 Emancipation reunion Washington, D.C.

Photo by Harris & Ewing Collection/Library of Congress (1916)

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