Colin White

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<b>Featuring rat catchers, "fluffers", and of course strikes.</b> Have a look at our series from the earliest days <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/38-breathtaking-pictures-from-the-early-days-of-the-london-u">here</a>.

After leaving the "Club Americana", a Saturday night jazz club .open midnight - American troops and their girlfriends wait at Piccadilly Circus Station for the first train home - London November 1955

Mother and children

Ophelia DeVore Born in 1922 in Edgefield, SC. In 1946 she launched the Grace Del Marco Agency, one of the first modeling agencies and charm schools to book African Americans.

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PAST LIVES: A West Indian man and his girlfriend walk through the streets of Notting Hill Gate, London, despite the threat of right-wing thugs in the area, 2 September, 1958

1960's | "Pastor F.S. Wallen and his wife outside the Church of God in Effra Road, just off Brixton Town Hall. It was a small congregation that met in the basement of one of these houses, which are now very grand but back then they were, as you can see, rather run down. It was a hand-clapping tambourine sort of thing. I went to the services to cover them for a story.—it was a very small Caribbean church, it was a culture shock for me."--Photographer Val Wilmer.

This is Pastor F. Wallen and his wife outside the Church of God in Effra Road, just off Brixton Town Hall.

These archive photos show the Windrush generation arriving in London

These archive photos show the Windrush generation arriving in London

Windrush

West Indian Arrivals: West Indian immigrants arrive in London, after their journey from Southampton Docks, 1956 by Haywood Magee.

The Historic ‘Windrush’ Photographs by Howard Grey. Waterloo Station in London UK - June (1962)

The Historic ‘Windrush’ Photographs by Howard Grey. The arrival of the last West Indians before the Commonwealth Immigrants Act of Waterloo Station in London UK - June

Jun 22 1948 The Empire Windrush brings first group of 492 Jamaican immigrants to the UK - Here's What London Looked Like In The 1940s | Londonist

Jun 22 1948 The Empire Windrush brings first group of 492 Jamaican immigrants to the UK - Here's What London Looked Like In The

On May 27, 1948 the Empire Windrush sailed from Jamaica for Trinidad before setting its sights on England. On June 22, the West Indians landed and became the people who changed a nation. This is a must read feature for all who want to understand the black and Asian experience in the United Kingdom.

On May 27, 1948 the Empire Windrush sailed from Jamaica for Trinidad before setting its sights on England. On June 22, the West Indians landed and became the people who changed a nation. This is a must read feature for all who want to understand the black and Asian experience in the United Kingdom.