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The Colored Volunteer

Created by:
Thomas Nast, American, 1840 - 1902  Search this
Medium:
printing paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (9.8 x 6 cm)
Type:
cards
Date:
1861 - 1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Children  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.14
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The Darktown Fire Brigade - Hook and Ladder Gymnastics: Brace her up dar! and cotch her on de fly!

Illustrated by:
Currier and Ives, American, 1834 - 1907  Search this
Published by:
Joseph Koehler, American, 1893 - 1912  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink , paper (fiber product) , wood and glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 15/16 × 17 11/16 × 1/16 in. (30.4 × 45 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
lithographs
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1887-1912
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  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 the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.371
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.371
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Lithograph depicting a pig knocking over a “zip coon”

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (19.1 x 14 cm)
Type:
lithographs
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  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 the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.374
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.374

Postcard of "And he Winked the other eye"

Illustrated by:
A. Yerkes  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 5/8 x 5 9/16 in. (9.2 x 14.1 cm)
Type:
postcards
Date:
after 1905
Topic:
African American  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 the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.403
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.403
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Postcard depicting a caricatured boy eating a slice of watermelon

Illustrated by:
Richard Felton Outcault, American, 1863 - 1928  Search this
Printed by:
J. Ottmann Lithographing Company, American, 1874 - 1910  Search this
Subject of:
Olive H. Holden, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (8.9 x 14 cm)
Type:
postcards
Date:
1909
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.404
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.404

A Coon Trees a Possum in Dixieland

Printed by:
Asheville Postcard Company, American, founded 1910  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm)
Type:
postcards
Place printed:
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1913
Topic:
African American  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 the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.405
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.405
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Drum hand-painted depicting caricatures of nine male faces

Medium:
wood, metal, hide and paint
Dimensions:
20 1/2 x 17 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. (52.1 x 45.4 x 16.5 cm)
Type:
drums (membranophones)
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Music  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.444
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.444
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Eminent men of long ago

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Lugard, F. D (Frederick Dealtry) Sir 1858-1945 Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Clifford, Hugh Charles Sir 1866-1941 Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Cameron, Donald Sir 1872-1948 Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Guggisberg, Frederick Gordon Sir 1869-1930 Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1975
Call number:
QH195.N5 A15X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_753654

Website Records, 2007-2012

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries  Search this
Uniform title:
e-Connect Newsletter  Search this
Subject:
Make the Dirt Fly!: Building the Panama Canal (Online exhibition)  Search this
Archive of African Artists (Online exhibition)  Search this
Art of African Exploration (Online exhibition)  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Online exhibition)  Search this
Celebrity Caricature: Selections from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (Online exhibition)  Search this
Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus 1631-2004 (Online exhibition)  Search this
Czech Book Covers of the 1920s and 1930s in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Library (Online exhibition)  Search this
Drawing from Life: Caricatures and Cartoons from the American Art/Portrait Gallery Collection (Online exhibition)  Search this
From Horses to Horsepower: Studebaker Helped Move a Nation (Online exhibition)  Search this
From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution (Online exhibition)  Search this
Frontier Photographer: Edward S. Curtis (Online exhibition)  Search this
Heralds of Science (Online exhibition)  Search this
Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio (Online exhibition)  Search this
Jules Verne Centennial: 1905-2005 (Online exhibition)  Search this
Making of a Homemaker (Online exhibition)  Search this
Nile Notes of a Howadji: American Travelers in Egypt, 1837-1903 (Online exhibition)  Search this
Odyssey in Print: Adventures in the Smithsonian Libraries (Online exhibition)  Search this
Parcel Post: Delivery of Dreams (Online exhibition)  Search this
Picturing Words: The Power of Book Illustration (Online exhibition)  Search this
Ramelli's Machines: Original Drawings of 16th Century Machines (Online exhibition)  Search this
Samuel P. Langley: Aviation Pioneer (Online exhibition)  Search this
Science and the Artist's Book (Online exhibition)  Search this
Smithson's Library (Online exhibition)  Search this
Taking to the Skies: The Wright Brothers & the Birth of Aviation (Online exhibition)  Search this
Underwater Web: Cabling the Seas (Online exhibition)  Search this
Vibrant Visions: Pochoir Prints in the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library (Online exhibition)  Search this
Voyages: A Smithsonian Libraries Exhibition (Online exhibition)  Search this
Wonder Bound: Rare Books on Early Museums (Online exhibition)  Search this
Your Smithsonian Libraries (Online exhibition)  Search this
Zoos: A Historical Perspective (Online exhibition)  Search this
Doodles, Drafts, and Designs: Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian (Online exhibition)  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Date:
2007
2007-2012
Topic:
Blogs  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museum libraries  Search this
Special events  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Library publications  Search this
Libraries--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 13-037
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Website Records 1998-2018 [Smithsonian Libraries]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_361506

Photograph of Page from "Punch" Magazine Showing Two Political Cartoons

Creator:
Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917  Search this
Physical description:
Cyanotypes (photographic prints); 10h x 8.5w
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Undated
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [13621]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_308225

Photograph of Page from "Punch" Magazine Showing Two Political Cartoons

Creator:
Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917  Search this
Physical description:
Cyanotypes (photographic prints); 10h x 8.5w
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Undated
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [13620]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_308226

Tuesday Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 3

Published by:
Tuesday Publications, Inc., American, 1965 - 1970s  Search this
Edited by:
William Leonard Evans Jr., American, 1914 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Sesame Street, American, founded 1969  Search this
Loretta Long, American, born 1938  Search this
Matt Robinson, American, 1937 - 2002  Search this
Owned by:
Avis Collins Robinson, American, born 1954  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 7/8 × 10 7/8 in. (32.7 × 27.6 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Business  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Children  Search this
Education  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Football  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.17.11.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tuesday Publications, Inc, 1970. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.17.11.8
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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 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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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
See more items in:
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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