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Published by:
The World Syndicate Publishing Company, American, 1908 - 1974  Search this
Owned by:
Hattie McDaniel, American, 1895 - 1952  Search this
ink on India paper, leather, metal, cloth
H x W x D: 6 13/16 × 4 5/16 × 1 9/16 in. (17.3 × 11 × 4 cm)
Place printed:
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
1928 - 1935
A leather bound, illustrated bible with sides that once zipped closed to protect the pages; the zipper is now completely disconnected from the front cover. The front cover has black text in the top left quadrant which reads: [HOLY BIBLE / ILLUSTRATED]. In the bottom right quadrant in smaller text it reads: [Hattie McDaniel]. Attached to the zipper slider is a small chain with a larger metal loop at its end to ease the opening and closing of the bible. The second title page has an inscription to Hattie McDaniel from her niece.
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of Mae Elizabeth Alexander
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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