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Rachel's Farewell

Type:
albums (bound) & books
Book
Object Name:
Book
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1855
Accession Number:
1947-130-1
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1947-130-1

Standup of the radio show character Amos Jones

Printed by:
Pepsodent Company, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Amos 'n' Andy, American, 1928 - 1960  Search this
Freeman Gosden, American, 1899 - 1982  Search this
Charles Correll, American, 1890 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 5/8 × 3 15/16 in. (19.3 × 10.1 cm)
Type:
paper dolls
Date:
1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Blackface  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Film  Search this
Radio  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.10.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Toys and Games
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.10.1

Standup of the radio show character Andy Brown

Printed by:
Pepsodent Company, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Amos 'n' Andy, American, 1928 - 1960  Search this
Charles Correll, American, 1890 - 1972  Search this
Freeman Gosden, American, 1899 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 9/16 × 4 3/16 in. (21.7 × 10.7 cm)
Type:
paper dolls
Date:
1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Blackface  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Film  Search this
Radio  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.10.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Toys and Games
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.10.2

The Liberator, Vol. XV, No. 26

Created by:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Edited by:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Printed by:
J.B. Yerrington & Son, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 24 7/8 × 18 1/2 in. (63.2 × 47 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 27, 1845
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Societies  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.41.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.41.7
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The Liberator, Vol. XXV, No. 47

Created by:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Edited by:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Printed by:
J.B. Yerrington & Son, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 24 15/16 × 17 7/8 in. (63.3 × 45.4 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 23, 1855
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Societies  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.41.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.41.8
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The Liberator, Vol. XXVI, No. 6

Created by:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Edited by:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Printed by:
J.B. Yerrington & Son, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 25 1/2 × 18 1/2 in. (64.8 × 47 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 8, 1856
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Societies  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.41.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.41.9
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The Picayune Creole Cook Book

Published by:
The Times-Picayune, American, founded 1837  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, cardboard, book cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 9 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 1 in. (23.5 × 15.9 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (open): 9 1/4 × 13 1/8 × 1 in. (23.5 × 33.3 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
cookbooks
Place printed:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1922
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
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_2016.4
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Tin chewing tobacco tag with "Black Maria" and stereotypical figure

Distributed by:
Taylor Brothers Co., American, founded 1883  Search this
Medium:
enamel on metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 7/8 × 5/8 in. (2.2 × 1.6 cm)
Type:
tags
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1929
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Hiram-Alfredo Rodríguez-Mora
Object number:
2017.11
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.11
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Is It True What They Say About Dixie?

Published by:
Irving Caesar Music, Inc., American, 1930s - 1970s  Search this
Created by:
Irving Caesar, American, 1895 - 1996  Search this
Sammy Lerner, Romanian American, 1903 - 1989  Search this
Gerald Marks, American, 1900 - 1997  Search this
Jean Herbert, born 1905  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 3/8 × 9 3/16 in. (31.4 × 23.3 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1936
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Blackface  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Stokes/Washington Family
Object number:
2017.14.12
Restrictions & Rights:
© Irving Caesar. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.14.12
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The Courier-Journal Magazine June 5, 1988

Written by:
Bob Hill  Search this
Illustrated by:
Unidentified  Search this
Published by:
The Courier-Journal, American, founded 1868  Search this
Subject of:
Oprah Winfrey, American, born 1954  Search this
Geraldo Rivera, American, born 1943  Search this
Sally Jessy Raphael, American, born 1935  Search this
Larry King, American, born 1933  Search this
Phil Donahue, American, born 1935  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 11 9/16 × 10 1/8 × 1/16 in. (29.4 × 25.7 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 9/16 × 19 3/4 × 11/16 in. (29.4 × 50.2 × 1.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 5, 1988
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Business  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Rhea L. Combs
Object number:
2017.72.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1988 The Courier-Journal. Permission required for use.
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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_2017.72.4
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Lobby card for the film Murder with Music

Distributed by:
Sack Amusement Enterprises, American, 1920 - 1979  Search this
Subject of:
Noble Sissle, American, 1889 - 1975  Search this
Alfred N. Sack, American, 1898 - 1969  Search this
Bob Howard, American, 1906 - 1986  Search this
Elmer Williams, American, 1916 - 1994  Search this
George P. Quigley, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (28 × 35.5 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.22.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.22.18
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The Daily Picayune

Published by:
The Daily Picayune, American, 1837 - 1914  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21 1/8 × 32 1/4 in. (53.7 × 81.9 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 10, 1856
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Labor  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.5
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Rusco & Hockwald's Famous Georgia Minstrels' Song Album

Published by:
Harold Rossiter Music Company, American  Search this
Subject of:
Rusco & Hockwald's Famous Georgia Minstrels, American  Search this
Produced by:
Arthur Hockwald  Search this
W. A. Rusco  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/4 × 10 1/4 in. (34.9 × 26 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.1

Dancing With Ma Baby

Composed by:
Bert R. Anthony, American  Search this
Published by:
G. H. Munroe & Co.  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Fall River, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1900
Topic:
African American  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.12
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A Bundle of Rags

Composed by:
Robt. S. Roberts  Search this
Hans S. Liné  Search this
Published by:
Philip Kussel  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/2 × 10 11/16 in. (34.3 × 27.1 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1898
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.14

"Bully" Song

Subject of:
May Irwin, Canadian, 1862 - 1938  Search this
Composed by:
Charles E. Trevathan  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 5/16 × 9 in. (31.3 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1896
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.19
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When The War Breaks Out In Mexico I'm Going To Go to Montreal

Composed by:
Ernest Breuer, 1886 - 1981  Search this
Written by:
J. Brandon Walsh, American, 1882 - 1955  Search this
Subject of:
Sophie Tucker, American, 1887 - 1966  Search this
Published by:
Will Rossiter Publisher, American  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 7/8 × 10 7/16 in. (35.2 × 26.5 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1914
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.20
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Ambolena Snow

Composed by:
Geo. Maywood  Search this
Written by:
Lester Bodine  Search this
Published by:
S Brainard's Sons Co., American, founded 1837  Search this
Printed by:
San Francisco Examiner, American, founded 1863, American, founded 1863  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 7/8 × 10 11/16 in. (35.2 × 27.1 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place printed:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1897
Topic:
African American  Search this
Band (Music)  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.6
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Your Money's No Good

Composed by:
Lee Johnson  Search this
Published by:
Lee, Johnson & Co., American  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 1/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.7 × 27.6 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.7
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Jersey for the Atlanta Braves worn and autographed by Hank Aaron

Created by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Worn by:
Hank Aaron, American, born 1934  Search this
Medium:
wool, synthetic fiber, plastic
Dimensions:
On form: 34 1/4 × 26 × 9 1/2 in. (87 × 66 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
jerseys
sports uniforms
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968-1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.297.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.297.1
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