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[Coon Chicken Inn : Black-and-white photoprints on scrapbook page, 1929.]

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Collector:
Graham, Maxon
Graham, Adelaide
Creator:
Coon Chicken Inn
Subject:
Sambo (Fictitious character)
Diamond Match Co
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, mounted on paper scrapbook page
1 item, scrapbook page, 22-1/2 in. x 17-3/4 in.[incorrect]
Type:
Ephemera
Photographs
Place:
Seattle (Wash.)
Date:
1929
1920-1930
Summary:
5 photographs: 3 exterior views of the restaurant with automobiles parked around it, including 2 daylight views and 1 night view, a restaurant interior, and a restaurant delivery vehicle with the blackface image on the side. At the right is a document, a copy of an order for matchbooks, advertising the restaurant, to the Diamond Match Company.
Cite as:
Coon Chicken Inn Records and Graham Family Papers, circa 1913-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Matches
Cookery (Chicken)
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Racism
Ethnic imagery
Restaurants
Local number:
AC1153-0000005.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Coon Chicken Inn Records and Graham Family Papers, circa 1913-1973
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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