Interesting and understated use of Tumblr: http://blackhistoryarthistory.tumblr.com/
(reblog from the Diaspora Hypertext Tumblr)
New Orleans (La.) Office of the Mayor.
- Record book of licenses, bakers’ declarations, and statements of public works, 1812, and passports, 1818-1831.
- 1 v.This manuscript volume was originally used in 1812 to record several types of information. It lists holders of licenses for cabarets and similar establishments; for the sale of beverages and liquors; for private boarding houses; and for carts, carriages, and luxury carriages. The data given for each category of license may include all or a portion of the following: license number, date of license, name and address of holder, name of person acting as security for the license holder, name of person taking over the license and date of takeover, other observations, and change of domicile.
Digital media x Social Media x Madiba.
Explore more via Mandela, in His Own Words – COLORLINES.
Rest in Power.
Originally posted on African Diaspora, Ph.D.:
“South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
Mr Mandela led South Africa’s transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison for his political activities…”