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Susie Paige Afro-American Greeting Card Collection, 1900-1984

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Collector:
Paige, Susie (bookseller)
Subject:
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968
Corey, Russell C
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft.: 1 box
Culture:
African Americans History
Type:
Postcards
Collection descriptions
Diplomas
Greeting cards
Date:
1960
1900-1984
Notes:
Susie Paige, a Philadelphia bookseller, collected these materials over three decades. She sold them to the National Museum of American History in 1985. The collection is notable for the wide range of African American personalities and events depicted.
Summary:
31 greeting cards, 76 postcards, and other items, such as political literature, a Martin Luther King greeting card, and a high school diploma. All of the material has images or information concerning African Americans. The bulk of the material was produced after 1960, but some events and personalities portrayed date back to the turn of the century.
Cite as:
Susie Paige Afro-American Greeting Card Collection, 1900-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Political literature
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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