Here is a picture of the Centre D'Art Haitian founded in 1944 by Dewitt Peters. He is an American teacher who went to Haiti with the objective to teach English. However, this did not turn out the way he had planed. Dewitt Peters developed an interest in the Haitian art and as a consequence started teaching art to lots of locals in the area.
Daniel Fignole was very intelligent and excelled in school.
He co-founded a newspaper called Chantiers in 1942. He specifically went after the Mulato elite in Haiti for their selfishness and advocate for social programs to uplift the majority black poor class. This newspaper was ordered closed by president Elie Lescot
Here is a picture of President Daniel Fignole as he is escorted out of the country. This took place following a Coup DEtat where President Daniel Fignole was obligated to leave Haiti.
Daniel Fignole became Haiti's provisional head of state for a period of three weeks in 1957.
He was at the head of a liberal labor organizer. Born in the coastal town of Pestel to a poor family, he moved to Port-au-Prince in 1927 at age 14 to continue his education. Following his education, Daniel Fignole started his professional career as he was tutoring the children of Haiti's wealthy elite.
Here is a picture of Haitian President Francois Duvalier taking office in 1957. This is after he had defeated Louis Déjoie, a mulatto land-owner and industrialist from the north of Haiti. During this election, Francois Duvalier received support from mass, cam paigning as a populist, using a noiriste strategy of challenging the mulatto elite class