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[African American children with watermelons sitting on a rail fence. Active No. 7206 : stereo interpositive.]

view [African American children with watermelons sitting on a rail fence. Active No. 7206 : stereo interpositive.] digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 5" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Date:
1900
1910
1920-1940
1890-1920
1900-1910
Notes:
Currently stored in box 3.2.17 [218].
Editorial comment: This image was intended to amuse white audiences, pandering to and reinforcing negative racial stereotypes of the period. --David Haberstich, Archives Center.
Topic:
Children
Recreation
Watermelons
African American children
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Racism
Ethnic wit and humor
Local number:
RSN 21665
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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