African American Photographs Assembled for 1900 Paris Exposition
The Paris Exposition of 1900 included a display devoted to the history and "present conditions" of African Americans. W.E.B. Du Bois and special agent Thomas J. Calloway spearheaded the planning, collection and installation of the exhibit materials, which included 500 photographs.
Some of these images are in the public domain and viewable at FamilyLink.com and World Vital Records. Others are protected by copyright at viewable at the Library of Congress Web site.
African American Photographs Assembled for 1900 Paris Exposition, Library of Congress