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Dixie Café

Created by:
Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917 - 2000  Search this
Medium:
gouache on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 15/16 x 22 in. (43 x 55.9 cm)
Type:
gouaches
Date:
1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret and Michael Asch
Object number:
2010.73
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Visual Art and the American Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.73

Hoeing Rice, South Carolina, U.S.A.

Published by:
Keystone View Company, American, 1892 - 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Card): 3 1/2 × 7 1/16 in. (8.9 × 17.9 cm)
Type:
stereographs
Place depicted:
South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1904; published after 1915
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.172
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.172
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Sign from segregated Nashville bus number 351

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
paint on paper on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 5/16 × 19 7/16 × 3/16 in. (18.6 × 49.4 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
signs
Place used:
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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_2008.3
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Wood-burning stove from the Hope School

Manufactured by:
Hanks Stove & Range Company, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
Used by:
Hope School, 1925 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
iron , wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 60 × 21 × 21 in., 223 lb. (152.4 × 53.3 × 53.3 cm, 101.2 kg)
Type:
stoves
Place used:
Pomaria, Newberry County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1925-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Education  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Hope School Community Center, Pomaria, SC
Object number:
2010.22.11a-o
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.11a-o
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Manumission paper for Matilda and Cassandra Derickson

Signed by:
Charles Derickson, 1823 - 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Matilda Derickson, 1819 - 1910  Search this
Cassandra Derickson  Search this
James M. Kenny, American, born 1810  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H X W: 12 3/8 × 7 5/8 in. (31.4 × 19.4 cm)
H x W (Folded with note visible): 6 3/16 × 7 5/8 in. (15.7 × 19.4 cm)
Type:
free papers
Place used:
Nicholas County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1849
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.59.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.59.13
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Sign used for segregating transportation terminal seating area

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
whitewash and paint on wood
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/4 x 36 x 7/8 in. (33.7 x 91.4 x 2.2 cm)
Type:
signs
Place used:
Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
before 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.117.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment
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_2011.117.11.1
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The Colored Sacred Harp

Written by:
Judge Jackson, American, 1883 - 1958  Search this
Printed by:
Paragon Press, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper , cardboard , synthetic fiber (binding)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 6 5/16 × 9 3/16 × 9/16 in. (16 × 23.3 × 1.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 6 5/16 × 18 7/16 × 9/16 in. (16 × 46.8 × 1.4 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Place made:
Montgomery, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.193
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
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.193

Untitled

Title:
Photographic print of unidentified stevedore
Created by:
Robert H. McNeill, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Norfolk, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company, © Robert H. McNeill
Object number:
2014.276.2.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert H. McNeill. Permission required for use.
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Collection title:
Robert McNeill Photographs
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.276.2.15

Photographic print of three small children

Created by:
Scurlock Studio, American, founded 1904  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (photograph): 7 1/16 × 4 15/16 in. (18 × 12.5 cm)
H x W (mat (closed)): 7 11/16 × 5 11/16 in. (19.5 × 14.5 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1904
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Princetta R. Newman
Object number:
2014.75.142ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Scurlock Studio
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Collection title:
The Princetta R. Newman Collection of Family Photographs, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.75.142ab
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Desks from the Hope School

Manufactured by:
A. H. Andrews & Co., founded 1865  Search this
Used by:
Hope School, 1925 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
iron and hardwood
Dimensions:
28 x 31 x 26 1/2 in. (71.1 x 78.7 x 67.3 cm)
Type:
desks
Place used:
Pomaria, Newberry County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1925-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Education  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Hope School Community Center, Pomaria, SC
Object number:
2010.22.1-.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.1-.10
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Sharecropper’s Masterpiece

Title:
Quilt pieced by Avis Collins Robinson in the style of Gee's Bend
Created by:
Avis Collins Robinson, American, born 1954  Search this
Mensie Lee Pettway, American, born 1939  Search this
Andrea Pettway Williams, American, born 1973  Search this
Medium:
corduroy, velvet, batting, and cotton
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 87 3/8 × 86 × 5/8 in. (221.9 × 218.4 × 1.6 cm)
Type:
quilts
Place made:
Arlington, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Gee's Bend, Boykin, Wilcox County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2008
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Avis, Eugene, Aaron and Lowell Robinson, in memory of Edward and Annie R. Collins
Object number:
2015.277
Restrictions & Rights:
© Avis Collins Robinson. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Textiles-Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.277
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Dock at the Bay

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 3/4 × 35 3/4 × 2 in. (70.5 × 90.8 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.11ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.11ab
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Moonlit Beach, Two Palm Trees

Created by:
Alfred Hair, American, 1941 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 3/4 × 51 × 2 in. (70.5 × 129.5 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.12ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.12ab
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Rough Surf Crashing Ashore

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 7/8 × 51 1/2 × 2 in. (70.8 × 130.8 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.13ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.13ab
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Morning-lit Stream, 2 Cranes

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 1/2 × 15 1/2 × 2 in. (69.9 × 39.4 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.5ab
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Scorecard from Bobby Jones Golf Course

Distributed by:
Bobby Jones Golf Course, American, founded 1932  Search this
Subject of:
Carl Seldon, American  Search this
City of Atlanta Department of Parks & Recreation, American, founded 1858  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 × 11 in. (8.9 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
cards
Place used:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1983
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Golf  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carl Seldon
Object number:
2016.34.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.34.1
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Scorecard from Bobby Jones Golf Course

Distributed by:
Bobby Jones Golf Course, American, founded 1932  Search this
Subject of:
City of Atlanta Department of Parks & Recreation, American, founded 1858  Search this
Jim Davey  Search this
Jack C. Delius  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 1/2 × 11 7/8 in. (14 × 30.2 cm)
Type:
cards
Place used:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Golf  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carl Seldon
Object number:
2016.34.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.34.3
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Early Morning River Scene

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 7/8 × 39 1/2 × 2 in. (68.3 × 100.3 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.10ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.10ab
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Lazy River Morning

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 7/8 × 39 1/2 × 2 in. (70.8 × 100.3 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.14ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.14ab
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Lightning Storm, Two Cranes in Flight

Created by:
Roy McLendon, American, born 1932  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 7/8 × 38 7/8 × 2 1/2 in. (68.3 × 98.7 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.15ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.15ab
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