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Grover Family Collection

Subject:
Grover, Bessie
Grover, Dolores M.
Grover, Robert L.
Grover, Samuel
Grover, Wilmer
Creator:
Grover, Dolores M.
Type:
Collection description
Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
Wood-carving
Place:
New Jersey
Description:
Grover family cane is a family heirloom dating back to 1801, when Samuel Grover designed and carved it. It has been passed down through the Grover family, of New Jersey, for generations, and family members have carved their name on it for decades.
Dr. Grover used to play with the cane when he spent summers with his grandmother in the 1960s.
Topic:
African American families
African Americans
Families
Heirlooms
Tradition
Cite As:
Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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