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Building brick from Bethune-Cookman University's White Hall

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Created by:
Unidentified
Used by:
Bethune-Cookman University, American, founded 1904
Medium:
building brick and mortar
Dimensions:
3 x 8 x 4 in. (7.6 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
blocks (shaped masses)
Place used:
Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1916
Description:
A clay brick that was once part of the structure of Bethune-Cookman University's White Hall. The brick is a standard solid style brick, with some irregularity in shape because of a chunk of mortar affixed to the top side. The brick is a faintly reddish color, with a gray tinge from mortar residue. All sides of the brick are weathered and worn. The bottom has the least amount of mortar residue.
Topic:
African American
Architecture
Education
Segregation
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bethune-Cookman University
Object number:
2012.97
Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Buildings and Structures
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