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Oral history interview with Edgar and Joyce Anderson, 2002 September 17-19

Interviewee:
Anderson, Edgar, 1922-  Search this
Interviewer:
Gold, Donna, 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Malarcher, Patricia  Search this
Wirkkala, Tapio  Search this
Wegner, Hans J.  Search this
Meier, Richard  Search this
Tibbs, Thomas S.  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor  Search this
Wyman, William  Search this
Grotta, Lou  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Campbell, David Robert  Search this
Grotta, Sandra  Search this
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Milan, Emil  Search this
McPhee, John  Search this
Maloof, Sam  Search this
Cooke, Edward S.  Search this
Webb, Aileen O.  Search this
Stocksdale, Bob  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
American Crafts Council.Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
United States.Agency for International Development  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Chilton Professional Automotive (Firm)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  Search this
Wood-workers  Search this
World Trade Center Site (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Honduras  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13240
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)237696
AAA_collcode_anders02a
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_237696
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Oral history interview with Howard Ben Tré, 2007 July 7

Interviewee:
Ben Tré, Howard, 1949-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shea, Josephine, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
LaMonte, Karen  Search this
Libenský, Stanislav  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Parker, Anthony  Search this
Labino, Dominick  Search this
Hampson, Ferdinand  Search this
Polander, Steve  Search this
Aycock, Alice  Search this
Chihuly, Dale  Search this
Onorato, Ronald J.  Search this
Scanga, Italo  Search this
Dailey, Dan Owen  Search this
Brychtová, Jaroslava  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Search this
Brooklyn College  Search this
Pilchuck School  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Missouri Valley College  Search this
Venceremos Brigade  Search this
Brooklyn Technical High School (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cristallerie Daum  Search this
Appalachian Center for Craft  Search this
Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery  Search this
Portland State University  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Civil rights  Search this
Glass artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art commissions  Search this
Cuba  Search this
Europe  Search this
Peace movements  Search this
Glass art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13647
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)272881
AAA_collcode_bentre07
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_272881
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Gatling Gun Model 1872

Object Name:
machinegun
Made:
Honduras
ID Number:
AF.68571M
Catalog number:
68571M
Accession number:
254053
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_415971

Minutes from the Detroit Nassau group of the AIA

Written by:
Wendell Jerome Campbell, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Subject of:
American Institute of Architects, American, founded 1857  Search this
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Owned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
minutes
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1971; printed Oct 3, 1993
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Betty Smith Williams in memory of Harold Louis Williams
Object number:
TA2017.53.5.1.12.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2017.53.5.1.12.3
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Document on NOMA regional structure

Created by:
National Organization of Minority Architects, American, founded 1971  Search this
Subject of:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Owned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
notes
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Betty Smith Williams in memory of Harold Louis Williams
Object number:
TA2017.53.5.1.12.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2017.53.5.1.12.4
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Haitian Street Scene

Created by:
Aaron Douglas, American, 1899 - 1979  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Framed): 25 3/4 × 27 5/8 × 1 3/4 in. (65.4 × 70.2 × 4.4 cm)
H x W (Unframed): 18 1/8 × 20 1/4 in. (46 × 51.4 cm)
Type:
paintings
Place made:
Haiti, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Melvin Holmes Collection of African American Art
Object number:
2015.267
Restrictions & Rights:
© Aaron Douglas Foundation//Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS). Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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_2015.267
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Pair of tété négresse style gold earrings with yellow stones

Created by:
Louis Fritz, Guadeloupean, founded 1982  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (each): 1 3/8 × 1 × 7/8 in. (3.5 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm)
Type:
earrings
Place made:
Pointe-à-Pitre, Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1990s
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.32ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2015.32ab
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Playbill for No Place To Be Somebody

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Metromedia, American, founded 1955  Search this
Subject of:
Charles Gordone, American, 1925 - 1995  Search this
Morosco Theatre, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 9 1/16 × 6 × 1/16 in. (23 × 15.2 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 9 1/16 × 11 9/16 × 9/16 in. (23 × 29.3 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Identity  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.11
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Flyer advertising a Caribbean Fete

Created by:
Cross Section, American  Search this
Subject of:
Charlene Victor, American, 1920 - 1991  Search this
Theodore Gunn, American, 1931 - 2010  Search this
Ernest Crichlow, American, 1914 - 2005  Search this
Georges Remponeau, Haitian, 1916 - 2012  Search this
Myriam Dorisme, 1943 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.186
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.186
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Flyer advertising a concert featuring Raphy Leavitt y La Selecta

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Raphy Leavitt, Puerto Rican, 1948 - 2015  Search this
Eddie Palmieri, American, born 1936  Search this
Ismael Miranda, Puerto Rican, born 1950  Search this
Machito and Graciela, Cuban American, 1944 - 1975  Search this
Típica 73, American, 1973 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.281
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.281
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Newsletter discussing events in Angola

Created by:
MPLA Solidarity Committee, American, 1975 - 1976  Search this
Subject of:
Henry Alfred Kissinger, German, American, born 1923  Search this
Wilfred Burchett, Australian, 1911 - 1983  Search this
The National Guardian, American, 1948 - 1992  Search this
Prexy Nesbitt, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
newsletters
Place depicted:
South Africa, Africa
Angola, Central Africa, Africa
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Mozambique, Africa
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, Africa
Date:
March 11, 1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.29
Restrictions & Rights:
© Prexy Nesbitt, Jane Bergerol, Wilfred Burchett. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.29

Tri-Continential Information Center Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 8

Created by:
Tri-Continental Information Center, founded 1967  Search this
Written by:
Régis Debray, French, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Basil Davidson, British, 1914 - 2010  Search this
Che Guevara, Argentine, 1928 - 1967  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
West Africa, Africa
Peru, Latin America, South America
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Hanoi, Viet Nam, Asia
Guinea, West Africa, Africa
Date:
December 1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.40
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tri-Continental Information Center. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.40
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Flyer soliciting subscription to Pan African Notes magazine

Created by:
Pan African Students Organization in the Americas, American, 1960 - 1977  Search this
Subject of:
Amilcar Lopes da Costa Cabral, Guinea-Bissauan, 1924 - 1973  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Africa
Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.70
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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_2015.97.27.70
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Flyer advertising a commemoration of Malcolm X

Created by:
African Liberation Support Committee, American, founded 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
Film  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.72
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.72
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The Negro Motorist Green-Book

Published by:
Victor Hugo Green, American, 1892 - 1960  Search this
Subject of:
James A. Jackson, American, 1878 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 5 × 1/8 in. (17.8 × 12.7 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Barbershops  Search this
Beauty salons (Beauty shops)  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.42
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
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_2015.97.42
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General Colin L. Powell Oral History Interview

Created by:
National Museum of African American History and Culture, American, founded 2003  Search this
Recorded by:
Patrick Telepictures, Inc., American  Search this
Interview of:
General Colin L. Powell, American, born 1937  Search this
Interviewed by:
Lonnie G. Bunch III, American, born 1952  Search this
Subject of:
President George W. Bush, American, born 1946  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration (2016.129.15.1a): 57.2 minutes
Duration (2016.129.15.2a): 56.4 minutes
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
August 2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
Immigration  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Military  Search this
Museums  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Race relations  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
United States--History--2001-  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.129.15.1a-2a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Collection Donor Oral History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.129.15.1a-2a

Tête cassee from Saint Lucia made by Marie Therese Joseph

Created by:
Marie Therese Joseph, Saint Lucian  Search this
Medium:
cotton, paper, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/2 × 6 × 8 1/4 in. (8.9 × 15.2 × 21 cm)
Type:
headdresses
Place collected:
Castries, Castries Quarter, Saint Lucia, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.152.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.152.1

Tête revolver from Saint Lucia made by Audrey Augustin

Created by:
Audrey Augustin, Saint Lucian  Search this
Medium:
cotton, paper, adhesive, and metal straight pins
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (11.4 × 21.6 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
headdresses
Place collected:
Castries, Castries Quarter, Saint Lucia, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.152.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.152.2

Child's tête en l'air from Saint Lucia made by Audrey Augustin

Created by:
Audrey Augustin, Saint Lucian  Search this
Medium:
cotton, paper, adhesive, and metal straight pins
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 3/4 × 6 × 6 1/4 in. (19.7 × 15.2 × 15.9 cm)
Type:
headdresses
Place collected:
Castries, Castries Quarter, Saint Lucia, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Children  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.152.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.152.3

The Liberator, Vol. XXIII, No. 7

Created by:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Edited by:
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Published by:
Isaac Knapp, American, 1808 - 1858  Search this
Printed by:
J.B. Yerrington & Son, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 24 3/4 × 17 7/8 in. (62.9 × 45.4 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 18, 1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Societies  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.41.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.41.1
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