"A Piece of history"           By: Kianna Pearson

The chosen theme for this gallery is history in black and white. White and black alone create a completely different emotion than artworks with color. It can also give off a more serious tone to the artwork. The history of humanity is one of the most important things we should cherish. This gallery depicts times in history, and we are given the ability to witness a period of time frozen into photographs. 

President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated April 15th, 1865, by Confederate spy John Wilkes Booth. Lincoln ended the US Civil War, and created the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed the slaves. This is from his funeral, in Buffalo, New York.
A group of civil rights members are seen protesting at a segregated restaurant, where they cross paths with Ku Klux Klan members who were picketing a hotel a few buildings down.
This photo is from Apollo 11, the first manned spacecraft to land on the moon. Here, is Neil Armstrong’s boot on the surface, taken after him, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins successfully landed.
One of the most known attacks on US soil, is known as the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sailors swatch as Japanese planes attack the Navy base, and this is what inevitably brought the US into World War II.
The 1960's were the era or Martin Luther King and his dream to end desegregation. This photo is from the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where King gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech.
During World War II, a German air raid on London took place, known as "The Blitz". The capital was bombed, causing major damage. St. Paul's Cathedral never fell, and soon became the symbol of strength for the people.
Alvin Ailey produced this choreographic work called "Revelations" in 1960. This African-American culture based work is a tribute to Ailey's childhood.
Charlotte Cooper played in the 1900 Summer Olympics, where she won first place in women's Tennis. She is the First female to win Gold in Tennis.
Built in 82 A.D., the Arch of Titus was the idea of Emperor Domitian. After his brother Titus died, he had the arch built to represent his brothers battle victories.
This photograph was taken at the 1908 Summer Olympic Games in Stockholm. The first, second, and third place winners for the women's freestyle swimming are depicted here. Fanny Durack won first, Wilhelmina Wylie won second, and Jennie Fletcher placed third.
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