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Membership certificate to the American Colonization Society

Issued by:
American Colonization Society, American, 1816 - 1964  Search this
Received by:
Sarah Emlen Cresson, American  Search this
Signed by:
James Madison, American, 1751 - 1836  Search this
Ralph Randolph Gurley, American, 1797 - 1872  Search this
Elliott Cresson, American, 1797 - 1854  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 11 3/8 in. (22.9 x 28.9 cm)
Type:
membership cards
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Liberia, West Africa, Africa
Place used:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 22, 1832
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.77.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Movement:
Colonization movement
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5639a3bfc-ccf0-401f-85b4-dd9ae5d24634
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.77.9
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