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A. Philip Randolph

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-11-21T18:32:57.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_yijwueJHr0Q

Commemorative T-Shirt

Collector:
Jack Sullivan  Search this
Donor Name:
Jack Sullivan  Search this
Length - Shirt:
70.5 cm
Maximum Width - Shirt:
92 cm
Object Type:
Shirt
Place:
Durban, South Africa, Africa
Accession Date:
5 Apr 2018
Collection Date:
early 1990s
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2078920
USNM Number:
E436148-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_14108476
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Nautical clock gifted from Pres. Theodore Roosevelt to William L. Houston

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Commissioned by:
President Theodore Roosevelt, American, 1858 - 1919  Search this
Received by:
William Lepre Houston, American, 1870 - 1953  Search this
Owned by:
Charles Hamilton Houston, American, 1895 - 1951  Search this
Medium:
glass, metal and marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.4a Clock): 7 × 4 3/8 × 4 3/8 in. (17.8 × 11.2 × 11.2 cm)
H x W x D (.4b Stand): 10 × 4 1/2 × 15 1/2 in. (25.4 × 11.4 × 39.4 cm)
Type:
mantel clocks
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1905-1919
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
United States--History--1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Hamilton Houston, Jr. and Dr. Rosemary Jagus
Object number:
2018.59.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.59.4ab
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Blacksmith Shop, 366 Inf., Sergueux, Hte. Marne, France. Aug 11, 1918.

Photograph by:
United States Army Signal Corps, American, founded 1860  Search this
Subject of:
366th Infantry Regiment, American, 1917 - 1919  Search this
92d Infantry Division, American, 1917 - 1945  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Type:
photographs
Place used:
Serqueux, Haute- Marne, France, Europe
Date:
August 11, 1918
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.23.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.23.3
Additional Online Media:

Uniform cap for a Pullman Porter

Manufactured by:
J. Apfelbaum and Company, American, ca. 1905 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
metal , leather and fabric
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 10 in. (12.1 x 18.4 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950s - 1960s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Labor  Search this
Pullman Porters  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.75.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.75.2
Additional Online Media:

Towel used by the Pullman Company

Created by:
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 1/8 x 25 in. (41 x 63.5 cm)
Type:
towels
Date:
1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Pullman Porters  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.75.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.75.3

Broadside for the Black Star Line

Issued by:
Black Star Line, Inc., American, 1919 - 1922  Search this
Printed by:
The Hunt Printing Company, American  Search this
Subject of:
Marcus Garvey, Jamaican, 1887 - 1940  Search this
Universal Negro Improvement Association, American, founded 1914  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (28.6 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place printed:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1921
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.9.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
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_2009.9.9

The Tyresmith

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 16.5 x 17.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1890
Topic:
child  Search this
man  Search this
work  Search this
labor  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1906.316
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1906.316

The Smith--Passage du Dragon

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.5 x 15.7 cm (9 5/8 x 6 3/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1894
Topic:
man  Search this
architecture  Search this
labor  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1906.187
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1906.187

The Shoemaker

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.2 x 22 cm (6 x 8 11/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1896
Topic:
woman  Search this
man  Search this
labor  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
interior  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1906.199
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1906.199

The Little Forge, Liverpool

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)  Search this
Medium:
Drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.7 x 15.1 cm (8 15/16 x 5 15/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1875
Topic:
man  Search this
work  Search this
labor  Search this
United States  Search this
drypoint  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1906.236
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1906.236

Murano-Glass Furnace

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903)  Search this
Medium:
Drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.9 x 23.3 cm (6 1/4 x 9 3/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1879-1880
Topic:
work  Search this
labor  Search this
United States  Search this
drypoint  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1906.239
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1906.239

Department stores and the black freedom movement workers, consumers, and civil rights from the 1930s to the 1980s / Traci Parker

Author:
Parker, Traci http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2018086763 http://viaf.org/viaf/23153124223824490047  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 313 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
20th century
Topic:
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Department stores--History  Search this
African American white collar workers--History  Search this
African American consumers--Political activity--History  Search this
Middle class African Americans--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114585

button

Associated Name:
United Farm Workers  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.7 cm; x 1 7/16 in
Object Name:
Button
Subject:
Latino  Search this
Hispanic  Search this
Mexican-Americans and/or Chicanos  Search this
Labor Unions  Search this
Buttons, Badges, Ribbons  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0693.2221
Catalog number:
1989.0693.2221
Accession number:
1989.0693
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Agriculture
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1308617

Archie Green : the making of a working-class hero / Sean Burns ; foreword by David Roediger ; with a final interview conducted by Nick Spitzer

Author:
Burns, Sean  Search this
Subject:
Green, Archie  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 190 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Folklore
Place:
United States
Date:
2011
C2011
Topic:
Folklorists  Search this
Working class  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_983792

Labor Union Contract Signing

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Doyle, Vincent J  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Federation of Government Employees  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Color negatives
Date:
1972
December 24, 1972
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-11296]
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 Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_386207

Elks,Eastern Star, Church, Support UPW-CIO Drive for Permanent Status, flyer

Creator:
United Public Workers of America  Search this
Names:
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Collection Collector:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002  Search this
Extent:
1 Document (14 x 8 1/2 inches)
Container:
Box 158, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Documents
Fliers (printed matter)
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1949
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Henry P. Whitehead collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Labor unions  Search this
Discrimination in employment  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Fliers (printed matter)
Collection Citation:
Henry P. Whitehead collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Michael A. Watkins.
See more items in:
Henry P. Whitehead collection
Henry P. Whitehead collection / Series 3: Tomlinson D. Todd / 3.7: Subject Files / Congress of Industrial Organization (U.S.)., United Public Workers of America
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-042-ref1921

Bureau Branch UPW-CIO Letter from Your Chairman, flyer

Creator:
United Public Workers of America  Search this
Names:
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Collection Collector:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002  Search this
Extent:
1 Document (14 x 8 1/2 inches)
Container:
Box 158, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Documents
Fliers (printed matter)
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
September 12, 1949
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Henry P. Whitehead collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Labor unions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Fliers (printed matter)
Collection Citation:
Henry P. Whitehead collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Michael A. Watkins.
See more items in:
Henry P. Whitehead collection
Henry P. Whitehead collection / Series 3: Tomlinson D. Todd / 3.7: Subject Files / Congress of Industrial Organization (U.S.)., United Public Workers of America
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-042-ref1922

UPW-CIO Files Individual Complaints, Sees Rep. Dawson, to Visit White House for Permanent Status, flyer

Creator:
United Public Workers of America  Search this
Names:
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Collection Collector:
Whitehead, Henry P. (Prenton), 1917-2002  Search this
Extent:
1 Document (14x 8 1/2 inches)
Container:
Box 158, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Documents
Fliers (printed matter)
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1949
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The Henry P. Whitehead collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Labor unions  Search this
Discrimination in employment  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Fliers (printed matter)
Collection Citation:
Henry P. Whitehead collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Michael A. Watkins.
See more items in:
Henry P. Whitehead collection
Henry P. Whitehead collection / Series 3: Tomlinson D. Todd / 3.7: Subject Files / Congress of Industrial Organization (U.S.)., United Public Workers of America
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-042-ref1923

Henry Clay and Helen Frick

Artist:
Edmund Charles Tarbell, 26 Apr 1862 - 1 Aug 1938  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Clay Frick, 19 Dec 1849 - 2 Dec 1919  Search this
Helen Clay Frick, 2 Sep 1888 - Nov 1984  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 78.7 x 59.1 x 2.5cm (31 x 23 1/4 x 1")
Frame: 90.5 x 70.2 x 3.8cm (35 5/8 x 27 5/8 x 1 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1910
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Feather  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Henry Clay Frick: Male  Search this
Henry Clay Frick: Visual Arts\Philanthropist  Search this
Henry Clay Frick: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Henry Clay Frick: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist  Search this
Henry Clay Frick: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Steel  Search this
Helen Clay Frick: Female  Search this
Helen Clay Frick: Visual Arts\Philanthropist  Search this
Helen Clay Frick: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Helen Clay Frick: Visual Arts\Administrator\Art Museum\Trustee  Search this
Helen Clay Frick: Education\Founder\Library  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.81.121
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.121

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