Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Myer
These were soldiers in African-American cavalry units formed in 1866. From 1891 to 1894, the Buffalo Soldiers of Troop (Company) K of the 9th Cavalry Regiment were stationed at Fort Myer. From 1931 to 1949, Buffalo Soldiers of the Machine Gun Troop of the 10’th Cavalry Regiment were at Fort Myer.
A Dogon village hogan, or spiritual leader, sits before a shrine of animal offerings near his village in the Bandiagara Cliffs of southern Mali, West Africa.
A Dogon hogan, or spiritual elder, stands outside his village toguna, a hut used by male residents to discuss community concerns.
July 1939. Gordonton, N.C. “Country store on dirt road. Sunday afternoon. Note kerosene pump on the right and the gasoline pump on the left. Rough, unfinished timber posts have been used as supports for porch roof. Negro men sitting on the porch. Brother of store owner stands in doorway.”