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1939. "Fourth of July near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Cedargrove Team."

1939 Fourth of July near Chapel Hill, N. Rural filling stations became community centers & general loafing grounds. The men in the baseball suits are on a local team which will play a game nearby. They are called the Ceadergrove Team

So simple

Rain Girl: September by Banksy in New Orleans. Exactly three years after Hurricane Katrina, Banksy showed up in New Orleans. He left his mark around the city, providing stenciled commentary on the post-Katrina days.

BBC Arts - BBC Arts - Jazzlife: William Claxton's adventures in American jazz

Vincent Pitts (trumpet) and Tony Vaughn (alto saxophone) take a break in front of the Mellow Cellar Club, in St. by William Claxton

Street performers New Orleans

burgeoning street performers_ “theshinyboogie: Parade, New Orleans, William Claxton, from Stop Smiling 34 ”

July 1936. Hill House, Mississippi. "Sharecroppers' families gathering needs for their Fourth of July celebration, whites and blacks together." 4x5 nitrate negative by by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.

Sharecroppers' families gathering needs for their of July celebration, whites and blacks together, Hill House, Mississippi, 1936

Mattress Jumping: Totally did this off bunk beds as a kid.

Soul Looks Back And Wonder - Vintage African American Photography.but a dirty mattress!

A couple of well-dressed ladies circulate through the crowd during Mardis Gras festivities in New Orleans 1937

Life in hard times: Dreamy images spotlight the Great Depression-struck South

A couple of well-dressed ladies circulate through the crowd during Mardis Gras festivities in New Orleans 1937

N.Y.C., Harlem, neighborhood boys ballet by bizz

take a dance class., Harlem Neighbourhood ballet class, 1968 Photo by Eve Arnold, Black is Beautiful series