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African American History

Created by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Hugh Mulzac, American, 1886 - 1971  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Oratory  Search this
Photography  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.143
Restrictions & Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.74.143

African-American Consumer and Business Magazine

Published by:
Black Pearl Productions, Inc.  Search this
Attributed to:
African American Business Association  Search this
Subject of:
Louis Farrakhan, American, born 1933  Search this
Benjamin Chavis, American, born 1948  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
paper, ink, metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/8 × 8 9/16 × 1/8 in. (28.3 × 21.7 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.27

Daguerreotype of an African American child holding a white baby

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver amalgam, silver on copper photographic plates
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (14 x 10.8 cm)
H x W (Closed): 5 15/16 × 4 7/8 × 3/4 in. (15.1 × 12.4 × 1.9 cm)
H x W (Open): 5 15/16 × 9 5/8 × 3/8 in. (15.1 × 24.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
daguerreotypes
portraits
Date:
1850s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.37

Flier for an African American Resource Machine benefit with Eldridge Cleaver

Illustrated by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Eldridge Cleaver, American, 1935 - 1998  Search this
African-American Resource Machine, American  Search this
Artists' Television Access, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 9/16 in. (28 × 21.7 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Black power  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.22.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.22.10
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Albumen print of African American Odd Fellows in front of a grandstand

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, American, founded 1843  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (photograph): 6 x 17 1/2 in. (15.2 x 44.5 cm)
H x W (mat): 7 x 18 in. (17.8 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place depicted:
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890-1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.89.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.89.7

Organization of African American golfers, Northern California, c. 1970s.

Photograph by:
Steve Jackson Jr., 1923 - 1999  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 7 7/16 × 9 7/16 in. (18.9 × 24 cm)
H x W (sheet): 7 15/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.1 × 25.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Golf  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mary E. Jackson, Posthumously and Linda A. Jackson
Object number:
2016.117.39
Restrictions & Rights:
© Linda A. Jackson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.117.39
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African American Laborers, c. 1890

Author:
Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917  Search this
Subject:
Hill, Richard Henry  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Cyanotype; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Cyanotype
Type:
Photographic print
Group
Date:
c. 1890
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Campbell, Robert  Search this
Phillips, Bartlett L  Search this
Washington, Charles Sumner  Search this
Labor Force  Search this
Museum--employees  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Uniforms  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-0430 or 94-9551or original neg. #10249
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8310

"Save Our African American Treasures" in Charleston, S.C

Author:
Barnes, Michael R  Search this
Subject:
Conwill, Kinshasha Holman  Search this
Bunch, Lonnie G  Search this
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Save Our African American Treasures Program  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color; Size: 5w x 4.68h ; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Event
Place:
United States
South Carolina
Date:
May 30, 2009
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
Women  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Public programs  Search this
Standard number:
SOAT-BurkeHS__02221
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12692

Resolution Calling for National African American Museum

Subject:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
99th Congress. Sess. 2, 1986  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color; Size: 6.37w x 9.57h ; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Document
Type:
Object
Document
House Document
Date:
October 21, 1986
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
Museums  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-2271
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12680

A Taste of Heritage: The New African American Cuisine

Published by:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., American, founded 1807  Search this
Written by:
Joseph G. Randall, American  Search this
Toni Tipton-Martin  Search this
Subject of:
Edna Lewis, American, 1916 - 2006  Search this
Patrick Dean Clark, American, 1955 - 1998  Search this
Leah Chase, American, 1923 - 2019  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 1/4 × 7 9/16 × 13/16 in. (21 × 19.2 × 2.1 cm)
Type:
cookbooks
paperbacks
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
2002
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joseph G. Randall
Object number:
2014.278.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Cover: © Dennis Gottlied Content: © Joe Randall
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.278.2
Additional Online Media:

Flyer for June 24, 1978 conference "African American Males Endangered Species"

Created by:
Foundation for the Preservation of Black Males  Search this
Owned by:
Justine Rector, American  Search this
Subject of:
Temple University, American, founded 1884  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. (23.5 x 10.5 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Health  Search this
Identity  Search this
Men  Search this
Social reform  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.114.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.114.4

Pinback button promoting the arrival of the National African American Museum

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Smithsonian Institution, American, founded 1846  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 3/8 in. (5.4 × 5.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.1.54
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.1.54

Illinois Central Railroad logo

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Dimensions:
H x W: 20 x 25 1/2 in. (50.8 x 64.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.19
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.19

Gelatin silver print of four 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Helm, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April - May 1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
Transportation  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.1

Gelatin silver print of two 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Mound, Madison Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.10

Gelatin silver print of four 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Holly Ridge, Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Delhi, Richland Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.11
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.11

Gelatin silver print of four 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Tallulah, Madison Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.12
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.12

Gelatin silver print of four 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place collected:
Benoit, Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.13
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.13

Gelatin silver print of four 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.14

Gelatin silver print of four 1927 Mississippi River flood images

Commissioned by:
Illinois Central Railroad, American, founded 1851  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in. (20 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Floweree, Warren County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1927
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.13.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1927 Illinois Central Railroad
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.13.15

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