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Created by:
The Walt Disney Company, American, founded 1923  Search this
Attributed to:
Joel Chandler Harris, American, 1845 - 1908  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
cardboard, vinyl, paper, ink
H x W (Cardboard Sleeve): 12 3/8 × 12 1/2 in. (31.4 × 31.8 cm)
H x W (Paper Sleeve): 11 7/8 × 12 1/16 in. (30.2 × 30.6 cm)
H x W (Index Card): 3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (8.9 × 14 cm)
Diameter (Vinyl Record): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
record covers
long-playing records
Walt Disney's Uncle Remus featuring music from the soundtrack of "Song of the South." Record cover is yellow with color illustrations of the actor James Baskett, who played the Disney character Uncle Remus, as well as Brer Rabbit. Each character stands on a green field with stylized flowers. Surrounding the characters are butterflies. On the PR shoulder of Uncle Remus sits a blue bird with wings extended. At the top in the upper left corner is a logo for Disneyland Records. In the upper right corner is a number in black text [1205]. At the top in the upper fourth, is the title of the album. The first two (2) lines of text are in black, the third line, also of the largest font, is purple [All the Songs from/WALT DISNEY'S/Uncle Remus]. In the upper right quadrant, below the title, is a sample song list [Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah/Sooner or Later/Uncle Remus Said/How Do You Do/and others]. Along the bottom is a line of black text [Music from the Original Sound Track of Song of the South]. On the back are still images from the film, "Song of the South" as well as a small summary and song listing.
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.
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Children  Search this
Film  Search this
Music  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
© 1963 Walt Disney Productions
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture