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M&Co: Andy's Food Mart

Design Director:
Tibor Kalman, American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999  Search this
Firm:
M&Co, New York, New York, USA, 1979–1992  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithography
Type:
graphic design
postcard
Object Name:
postcard
Place:
USA
Date:
ca. 1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.
Accession Number:
1993-151-407
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-151-407

Button from The Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School

Distributed by:
The Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School, American, 1895 - 1973  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Dr. Nathan Francis Mossell, 1856 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product) with metal and laminate
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 9/16 × 4 5/8 × 3/16 in. (16.7 × 11.7 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place used:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1909
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ladene Miles Bourne
Object number:
2019.35.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2019.35.1

Program from The Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School

Printed by:
The Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital and Training School, American, 1895 - 1973  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Dr. Nathan Francis Mossell, 1856 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 9 × 6 5/16 × 1/16 in. (22.8 × 16 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 9 × 12 7/16 × 1/16 in. (22.8 × 31.6 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
souvenir programs
Place used:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1909
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ladene Miles Bourne
Object number:
2019.35.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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_2019.35.2

Agency history, 1978-1995

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Community Life  Search this
Subject:
Ahlborn, Richard E  Search this
Scheele, Carl H  Search this
Crew, Spencer R. 1949-  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Bunch, Lonnie G  Search this
McGovern, Charles  Search this
Perez, Marvette  Search this
Hughes, Ellen Roney  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States
Date:
1978
1978-1994
1978-1995
Topic:
Community life  Search this
Social history  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00250
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_222959

Fire Bucket, "W.L.A."

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 7 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 18.415 cm
Object Name:
bucket, fire
Date made:
ca 1821
Subject:
Fire Fighting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of CIGNA Museum and Art Collection
ID Number:
2005.0233.0263
Accession number:
2005.0233
Catalog number:
2005.0233.0263
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Cultural and Community Life: Fire Fighting and Law Enforcement
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1340773

Young Lords Party: Health, Food, Housing, Education

Created by:
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969  Search this
Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 28 × 17 3/4 in. (71.1 × 45.1 cm)
Type:
political posters
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Communities  Search this
Education  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Health  Search this
Housing  Search this
Identity  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Social reform  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture purchased with funds provided by the Latino Initiatives Pool
Object number:
2018.35.3
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_2018.35.3
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Oyster jar from the Thomas Downing oyster house

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Thomas Downing, American, 1791 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
glaze and cobalt oxide on ceramic with paint and cork (bark)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 5/16 × 4 3/16 × 4 3/16 in. (16 × 10.7 × 10.7 cm)
Type:
jars
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca 1840
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.52
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.52

Photo of a woman in fur standing between two men on the sidewalk

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 3 7/16 × 3 9/16 in. (8.7 × 9 cm)
H x W (image): 3 × 3 in. (7.6 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place collected:
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s - 1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number:
TA2015.143.1.83
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2015.143.1.83
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Photo of man standing with his arm around woman in front of fence

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 4 7/8 × 2 15/16 in. (12.4 × 7.5 cm)
H x W (image): 4 5/16 × 2 7/16 in. (11 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
photographs
Place collected:
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt
Object number:
TA2015.143.3.82
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2015.143.3.82
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Photograph of Mista Lawnge and Dres of Black Sheep in front of WTC towers

Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Mista Lawnge, American  Search this
Dres, American, born 1967  Search this
Black Sheep, American, founded 1989  Search this
New York Mets, American, founded 1962  Search this
Printed by:
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 1/16 × 8 11/16 in. (33.2 × 22.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1992; printed 2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.270
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.270
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Photograph of Eazy-E in Union Square, NYC

Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Eazy-E, American, 1963 - 1995  Search this
Printed by:
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 9 1/2 in. (33 × 24.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Union Square, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 1, 1990; printed 2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.277
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.277
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Photograph of Grandmaster Flash at the Chrysler Building, NYC

Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Grandmaster Flash, American, born 1958  Search this
Printed by:
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.4 × 27.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 8 11/16 in. (33 × 22.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 27, 1991; printed 2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.280
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.280
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Photographic print of KRS-One in Central Park

Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
KRS-One, American, born 1965  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (32.9 × 21.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 15, 1991
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.289
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.289
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Photograph of MC Lyte on Manhattan's Lower East Side

Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
MC Lyte, American, born 1971  Search this
Printed by:
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 9 9/16 in. (33 × 24.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 6, 1991; printed 2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.322
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.322
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Photograph of the Tupac memorial mural on Houston Street in NYC

Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Tupac Amaru Shakur, American, 1971 - 1996  Search this
Printed by:
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 13 15/16 in. (27.8 × 35.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 × 12 7/8 in. (22.1 × 32.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 1997; printed 2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.323
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.323
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D.M.C. - Hollis, Queens '87

Photograph by:
Ricky Powell, American, born 1961  Search this
Subject of:
Darryl Matthews McDaniels, American, born 1964  Search this
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 13 7/8 in. (27.8 × 35.2 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 × 12 in. (20.3 × 30.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1987; printed 2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.338
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ricky Powell
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.338
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Photograph of Run-D.M.C. on the rooftop of Russell Simmons's apartment

Photograph by:
Ricky Powell, American, born 1961  Search this
Subject of:
Run-D.M.C., American, 1981 - 2002  Search this
Rev. Run, American, born 1964  Search this
Darryl Matthews McDaniels, American, born 1964  Search this
Jam Master Jay, American, 1965 - 2002  Search this
Russell Wendell Simmons, American, born 1957  Search this
New York Giants, American, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1990; printed 2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.368
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ricky Powell
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.368
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Piano from Pilgrim Baptist Church used by Thomas Dorsey

Created by:
The Cable Piano Company, American, founded 1880  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Andrew Dorsey, American, 1899 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal, wire and vinyl
Dimensions:
H x W x D (piano main body): 38 × 55 1/2 × 57 in. (96.5 × 141 × 144.8 cm)
H x W (piano leg at wideset point): 24 × 17 in. (61 × 43.2 cm)
Type:
baby grand pianos
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rev. Richard C. Keller, Jr., Mr. Edward G. Keller and Ms. Paulene Austin Keller
Object number:
2015.134.1a-g
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
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_2015.134.1a-g

Piano bench from Pilgrim Baptist Church used by Thomas Dorsey

Used by:
Thomas Andrew Dorsey, American, 1899 - 1993  Search this
Created by:
The Cable Piano Company, American, founded 1880  Search this
Medium:
wood , metal and vinyl
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 36 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (49.5 x 92.7 x 38.7 cm)
Type:
piano benches
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rev. Richard C. Keller, Jr., Mr. Edward G. Keller and Ms. Paulene Austin Keller
Object number:
2015.134.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
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_2015.134.2
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Kingfish

Photograph by:
Builder Levy, American, born 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
platinum on photographic paper with museum board (matting)
Dimensions:
H x W (Overall): 18 1/8 × 14 in. (46 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 × 8 1/2 in. (30.5 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
platinum prints
portraits
Place captured:
DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965; printed 2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Builder Levy
Object number:
2015.159
Restrictions & Rights:
© Builder Levy
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.159
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