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Written by:
Prof. Charles Carroll, American  Search this
Published by:
American Book and Bible House, American  Search this
Medium:
paper (fiber product) with cardboard and cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 × 6 × 1 5/16 in. (21.6 × 15.2 × 3.3 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1900
Description:
A hardcover paper book titled: [The Negro A Beast or In The Image of God]. The book's cover is red with black writing for the title and a caricatured depiction of a black man. The interior pages, 382 in total, consist of off-white paper and black type.
Statement:
Objects depicting racist and/or stereotypical imagery or language may be offensive and disturbing, but the NMAAHC aims to include them in the Collection to present and preserve the historical context in which they were created and used. Objects of this type provide an important historical record from which to study and evaluate racism.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54fd8e6ba-1cab-4dbf-9b98-4d76eb759e6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.13