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Cradle made by an enslaved person

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15 1/2 × 40 × 23 in. (39.4 × 101.6 × 58.4 cm)
Type:
cradles (children's beds)
Place made:
South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1795-1830
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.3
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Wooden table from Cedar Grove plantation

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
yellow pine, red oak, and iron nails
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28 × 67 1/2 × 48 in., 107 lb. (71.1 × 171.5 × 121.9 cm, 48.5 kg)
Type:
tables (support furniture)
Place made:
Edgefield County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 19th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Virginia L. Burns and William Lowish in memory of Donna Gilbert Lowish
Object number:
2008.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.1

Oil lamp from the Jones-Hall-Sims House

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
glass, metal and cloth wick
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/2 × 6 × 6 in. (29.2 × 15.2 × 15.2 cm)
Type:
oil lamps
Place used:
Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1860-1900
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Bradley and Shannon Rhoderick
Object number:
2009.25.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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_2009.25.5
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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
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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

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:
2010.22.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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_2010.22.10

Sign from Hope School

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Hope School, 1925 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
wood, paint, iron alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 3/4 × 98 × 2 3/8 in., 36 lb. (32.4 × 248.9 × 6 cm, 16.3 kg)
Type:
signs
Place used:
Pomaria, Newberry County, South Carolina, 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:
2010.22.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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_2010.22.12

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:
H x W x D: 23 3/8 × 22 1/8 × 44 in. (59.4 × 56.2 × 111.8 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:
2010.22.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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_2010.22.2
Additional Online Media:

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:
H x W x D: 28 3/8 × 22 × 30 1/4 in. (72.1 × 55.9 × 76.8 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:
2010.22.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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_2010.22.3
Additional Online Media:

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:
H x W x D: 28 3/8 × 22 × 30 1/4 in. (72.1 × 55.9 × 76.8 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:
2010.22.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.4

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:
H x W x D: 28 3/8 × 22 × 29 1/4 in. (72.1 × 55.9 × 74.3 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:
2010.22.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.5
Additional Online Media:

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:
H x W x D: 26 1/4 × 20 1/8 × 24 7/8 in. (66.7 × 51.1 × 63.2 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:
2010.22.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.6
Additional Online Media:

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:
H x W x D: 26 1/4 × 20 1/8 × 25 1/4 in. (66.7 × 51.1 × 64.1 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:
2010.22.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.7
Additional Online Media:

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:
H x W x D: 26 3/4 × 20 1/8 × 24 3/4 in. (67.9 × 51.1 × 62.9 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:
2010.22.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.8
Additional Online Media:

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:
H x W x D: 26 3/8 × 20 3/16 × 25 1/4 in. (67 × 51.2 × 64.1 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:
2010.22.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.9
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Podium used at the Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church in Lyles Station, Indiana

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church, American, founded 1887  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 46 1/8 × 32 3/4 × 19 3/4 in. (117.2 × 83.2 × 50.2 cm)
Type:
podiums (platforms)
Place used:
Lyles Station, Lyles Station, Gibson County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1887
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Lyles Station Historic Preservation Corporation
Object number:
2012.155.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.155.12
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Psalms 23:1

Title:
Poster from the home of H.C. Anderson
Created by:
Ken Brown, American  Search this
Owned by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm)
Type:
posters
Date:
1983
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Communities  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.1.64
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1983 Ken Brown Studio, Hugo, OK. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.1.64

Pulpit chair from Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans, American, founded 1842  Search this
Medium:
wood, cloth, metal
Dimensions:
46 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (118.1 x 64.8 x 54 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place collected:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
New orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans
Object number:
2013.67.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.67.1.1

Pulpit chair from Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans, American, founded 1842  Search this
Medium:
wood, cloth, metal
Dimensions:
46 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (118.1 x 64.8 x 54 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place collected:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans
Object number:
2013.67.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.67.1.2

Pulpit chair from Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans, American, founded 1842  Search this
Medium:
wood, imitation leather, metal
Dimensions:
43 1/2 x 19 x 18 3/4 in. (110.5 x 48.3 x 47.6 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place collected:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans
Object number:
2013.67.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.67.2.1

Pulpit chair from Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans, American, founded 1842  Search this
Medium:
wood, imitation leather, metal
Dimensions:
43 1/2 x 19 x 18 3/4 in. (110.5 x 48.3 x 47.6 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place collected:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans
Object number:
2013.67.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.67.2.2

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