Black Legacy Images


Mission Statement: Dawn Spears' intend is to add to America’s history not subtract from America's history known by the majority of American's and the world.


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Pin back donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture ( in June 2011.


Busts by artist Inge Hardison: From left to right: Norbert Rillieux, Matthew Henson, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, Dr. Charles Drew and Frederick McKinley-Jones.


Madam C. J. Walker's Wonderful Scalp Ointment tin with orginal box. Photographs of tin were used in the book Hair-Care Millionaire Madame C. J. Walker and Her Amazing Business by Edwin Brit Wyckoff.



April 7, 1940, 873 Booker T. Washington sheet of stamps from the Famous Americans Series. Booker T. Washington was the first African American to appear on an USPS stamp.



When America fought African Americans were there


Orginal FBI Angela Davis Wanted Poster


 Henry Ford & Negro People Racist/Racism c.1941 By Christopher Alston


Original FBI James Earl Jones Wanted Poster


Taken from: "From the mid 1950’s until the late 1960’s Aylene Lewis was hired to portray Aunt Jemima at the Aunt Jemima restaurant in the newly opened Disneyland." These matches were loaned to the History San Jose Museum in 2007.


Caricature tablecloth from Diana's Shack in Palo Alto, California. President John F. Kennedy frequented Dinah's Shack when he was student at Stanford. When the building was demolished the piece of beam where the President autographed his name was sold.


Bisque Mammy and Baby Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls.


Syrup pitcher, milk pitcher, and tray from Sambo's restaurant. Most Sambo's closed in 1982. The first Sambo's has re-opened in Southern California if interested there is information on the internet. Most buildings that were Sambo’s restaurants are now Denny's restaurants. In 2007 this set was on display at the History San Jose Museum in San Jose, CA.

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