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Fidel Castro photographed by Lester Cole, 1959.

September 4, 1951: American pianist and singer Hazel Scott with her husband Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr and their son, Adam Clayton Powell III,arriving in London where she performed at the London Palladium.

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro during

The Ernest Hemingway International Billfishing Tournament in Cuba on May 13, 1960.

Castro won the event, he caught a 54 pound marlin fish.

Representative Adam Clayton Powell Jr. during a press conference at his Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, 1969.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.

Joe DiMaggio, Victor Borge, Anita Bryant, Muhammad Ali, Rosa Parks, and Donald Trump pose for a photograph after receiving the Ellis Island Medal of Honor October 27, 1986 in New York City. 

80 Americans from 42 ethnic groups were named as recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. The medals were presented to the recipients at a ceremony on Ellis Island, the day before the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty. This was the final event of the 1986 Liberty Centennial observances.

(Photo by Yvonne Hemsey)

(Original Caption) 11/30/1960-Washington, DC: President-elect John F. Kennedy and Rep. Adam Clayton Powell enjoy a laugh as they pose for photographers following their meeting at Kennedy’s Georgetown home. Powell, slated to become chairman of the house Education and Labor Committee said he and Kennedy agreed to push for speedy approval of Federal aid for school construction and legislation to liberalize the minimum wage law.

American novelist Ernest Hemingway presents Fidel Castro with a trophy after he won the individual championship in The Ernest Hemingway International Billfishing Tournament on May 15, 1960. Castro caught five fish weighing 286 pounds to take the crown.