Underwood Family Album

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Blair Underwood standing in the background as his father talks with actor James Earl Jones (last on left).
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Blair's grandmother Bessie as a child standing with her mother, Blair's great-grandmother, Ada Belle White.
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Harry Royal and Ada Belle White's marriage register from 1910.
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News article from 1876 about Sawney Early. He is described as a "pestiferous darkey" who thinks he's the "second Jesus."
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Census from 1860 that reveals Delaware Scott and his family were free before the Emancipation. The Scott family is listed starting on line 1…
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1849 Register of Free Negroes. Handwritten note reads "Delaware Scott, son of Judith Scott, dark mulatto, 26-years-old. 5 feet 11 inches, bo…
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1838 Tax Records for Samuel Scott revealing he paid taxes on two slaves.
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1840 Census for Samuel Scott listed as head of household and owner of one male slave between the ages of 55 and 100.
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Recent photo of Blair and his family. Blair gave the photo to his distant Cameroonian cousins.