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Elizabeth Beatrice Cooke Fouse; written on back "Sept - 1944 // Mrs W.H. Fouse holding the appointment from Gov Simeon Willis as member of Commission for the study of Negro Affairs // 1st on record of its kind," 1944Part of Fouse family photographs,…

Photograph is from 17 volume Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, which is a massive collection of interviews and photographs. The project was conducted between 1936 and 1938 by the…