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Portrait of John Westwood

Created by:
Joshua Johnson, American, ca. 1763 - after 1832  Search this
Subject of:
John Westwood, American  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on canvas , wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 38 3/16 × 33 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (97 × 84.4 × 6.4 cm)
H x W (unframed): 30 1/4 × 25 1/4 in. (76.8 × 64.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
portraits
Place made:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1807-1808
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Men  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.25ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57c77b443-b51b-4326-bc39-39b8f67b1ce5
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.25ab
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Testament of pay for Pvt. Edward Carter

Subject of:
Edward Carter, American, 1741 - 1818  Search this
Signed by:
Joseph Isham Jr., American, 1735 - 1810  Search this
Daniel Groot, American  Search this
A. Groot, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 1/2 × 5 7/8 in. (19.1 × 15 cm)
Type:
documents
Place made:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1781
Topic:
African American  Search this
Finance  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.46.10.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5829a2329-bece-473f-a6fc-2ff3aaf7a92f
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.46.10.1
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Receipt of pay for Pvt. Edward Carter

Signed by:
Edward Carter, American, 1741 - 1818  Search this
Medium:
ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 15/16 × 6 7/8 in. (17.6 × 17.5 cm)
Type:
documents
Place made:
Hartford, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1781
Topic:
African American  Search this
Finance  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.46.10.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd566e25846-379f-4932-88d5-6a9df1fcdae6
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.46.10.2
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Oyster jar from the Thomas Downing oyster house

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Thomas Downing, American, 1791 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
glaze and cobalt oxide on ceramic with paint and cork (bark)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 5/16 × 4 3/16 × 4 3/16 in. (16 × 10.7 × 10.7 cm)
Type:
jars
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca 1840
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.52
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5276f8068-e102-477a-a68d-36592e390510
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.52
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Pair of stars and stripes slippers attributed to Elizabeth Keckley

Attributed to:
Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, American, 1818 - 1907  Search this
Owned by:
Gideon Welles, American, 1802 - 1878  Search this
Medium:
fiber , leather and thread
Dimensions:
L x W: 10 1/4 × 3 in. (26 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
slippers
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Politics  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.35.2.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd524340fb0-0fd6-43e0-8608-eca7c9b11a26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.35.2.1ab

Cabinet card of Mary Jane Hale Welles in a funeral dress by Elizabeth Keckley

Photograph by:
Henry Ulke, German-American, 1821 - 1910  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Jane Hale Welles, American, 1817 - 1886  Search this
Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, American, 1818 - 1907  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 5 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (14 × 9.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 6 7/16 × 4 3/16 in. (16.4 × 10.6 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
portraits
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1866
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.35.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55b84c9f7-4efb-4f31-92dd-330f49d1be8b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.35.2.2
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Carte-de-visite of Hubert Gideon Welles in outfit sewn by Elizabeth Keckley

Photograph by:
Henry Ulke, German-American, 1821 - 1910  Search this
Subject of:
Hubert Gideon Welles, American, 1858 - 1862  Search this
Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, American, 1818 - 1907  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 3/4 × 2 1/4 in. (9.5 × 5.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 1/8 × 2 3/8 in. (10.5 × 6.1 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
portraits
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862; printed 1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Families  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.35.2.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd547d131f1-99bb-43bc-9987-a34b66044624
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.35.2.3
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Side chair by Thomas Day

Created by:
Thomas Day, American, 1801 - 1861  Search this
Medium:
mahogany, burlap, metal, upholstery
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32 1/2 × 18 × 16 in. (82.6 × 45.7 × 40.6 cm)
Type:
side chairs
Place made:
North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1850
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56f260a7c-54ee-429d-b242-9019dcdb7812
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.2
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Bureau made by Thomas Day

Created by:
Thomas Day, American, 1801 - 1861  Search this
Medium:
pine, mahogany, poplar, metal, hide glue
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 89 7/16 × 42 5/16 × 21 7/16 in. (227.2 × 107.5 × 54.5 cm)
Type:
bureaus
Place made:
Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850s
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Building Arts  Search this
Business  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ac8267d6-c321-43bf-b4d1-20f8db6fbf43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.25

The North Star, Volume 1, Number 22

Created by:
The North Star, American, 1847 - 1859  Search this
Edited by:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Martin Robison Delany, American, 1812 - 1885  Search this
Published by:
William Cooper Nell, American, 1816 - 1874  Search this
Written by:
Lucretia Mott, American, 1793 - 1880  Search this
Printed by:
John Dick, British  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Folded): 25 × 18 1/4 in. (63.5 × 46.4 cm)
H x W (Open): 24 13/16 × 36 5/16 in. (63 × 92.3 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 26, 1848
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Communities  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Social reform  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:
2017.36.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd518829a74-b4d8-441d-b21a-0a9f2dc53f6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.36.5
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African Correspondence

Title:
Correspondence ledger owned by William Allen
Written by:
William Allen, British, 1770 - 1843  Search this
Manufactured by:
John Williams, British  Search this
Subject of:
Paul Cuffe, American, 1759 - 1817  Search this
The African Institution, British, 1807 - 1827  Search this
John Kizell, Sierra Leonean  Search this
Friendly Society of Sierra Leone, founded 1811  Search this
Henry Warren, Sierra Leonean  Search this
James Wise, Sierra Leonean  Search this
Stephen Gabbidon, Sierra Leonean  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 11/16 × 8 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (32.2 × 21.6 × 3.1 cm)
Type:
ledgers (account books)
letters
Place made:
London, England, Europe
Place used:
London, England, Europe
Cultural Place:
Sierra Leone, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1811-1815
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of GSK
Object number:
2017.45
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
Colonization movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cf7009a0-2c9b-47e7-a6a7-d90eef547aaa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.45

Banneker’s Almanack and Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord 1793

Written by:
Benjamin Banneker, American, 1731 - 1806  Search this
Printed by:
Joseph Krukshank, active 1790s  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on paper with thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 4 7/16 × 3/16 in. (17.8 × 11.3 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
almanacs
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1793
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Literature  Search this
Science  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.31
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
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/fd542a4090e-a9f0-447f-8654-148c6c9a9ad4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.31

Pass for free woman Harriet Lawson to visit her husband, Caleb

Subject of:
Harriet Lawson, American, born 1803  Search this
Caleb Lawson  Search this
Medium:
ink on writing paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 × 7 15/16 in. (12.7 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
legal documents
manuscripts
Place made:
Frederick County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 21, 1832
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Families  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Law  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:
2014.63.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1131ded-5d19-42a1-94f3-0ceba804c463
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.7
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The Close of the Battle or the Champion Triumphant

Title:
Framed etching of Tom Molineaux vs. Tom Cribb
Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Published by:
Walker and Knight, British  Search this
Subject of:
Tom Molineaux, American, 1784 - 1818  Search this
Tom Cribb, English, 1781 - 1848  Search this
Bill Richmond, American, 1763 - 1829  Search this
Medium:
ink and watercolor on wove rag paper with wood and glass frame
Dimensions:
Frame: 14 3/4 × 18 1/2 × 1 in. (37.5 × 47 × 2.5 cm)
H x W (Visible Print): 9 5/8 × 13 3/8 in. (24.4 × 34 cm)
Type:
watercolors
etchings
Place depicted:
Rutland, East Midlands, England, Europe
Date:
October 3, 1811
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.89.6.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bb4c5282-9748-482b-8d71-4f066af89aa7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.89.6.1
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The Battle between Crib and Molineaux

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Published by:
Walker and Knight, British  Search this
Subject of:
Tom Molineaux, American, 1784 - 1818  Search this
Tom Cribb, English, 1781 - 1848  Search this
Bill Richmond, American, 1763 - 1829  Search this
Medium:
ink and watercolor on wove rag paper with wood and glass frame
Dimensions:
Frame: 14 3/4 × 18 1/2 × 1 in. (37.5 × 47 × 2.5 cm)
H x W (Visible print): 9 5/8 × 13 3/8 in. (24.4 × 34 cm)
Type:
prints
Place depicted:
Rutland, East Midlands, England, Europe
Date:
October 3, 1811
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.89.6.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5634e1cf5-4e49-485f-8697-264d2ac75c21
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.89.6.2
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The Justices' Practice Under the Laws of Maryland

Written by:
John Latrobe, 1803 - 1891  Search this
Published by:
Lucas Bros. Inc., founded 1804  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, leather, and bast fiber string
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 24 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 2 3/8 in. (61.6 × 15.9 × 6 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1861
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Law  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd527e77c91-0f7d-420d-8baa-84f71cae113c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.7
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Freedom papers and handmade tin carrying box belonging to Joseph Trammell

Issued by:
Loudoun County Court, American, founded 1757  Search this
Created by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Used by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Medium:
Papers: ink on paper
Box: tin
Type:
boxes (containers)
free papers
Place made:
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Law  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine E. Thompson, in memory of Joseph Trammell, on behalf of his direct descendants
Object number:
2014.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55e364c70-d372-4c4a-9cb6-2ca96b596625
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.25

Certificate of Freedom for Joseph Trammell

Created by:
Loudoun County Court, American, founded 1757  Search this
Used by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 7/16 x 7 15/16 in. (31.6 x 20.2 cm)
Type:
free papers
Place made:
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 10, 1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine E. Thompson, in memory of Joseph Trammell, on behalf of his direct descendants
Object number:
2014.25.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d4593607-a775-4ae8-9648-398df3c1fcb0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.25.1
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Tin box handmade and carried by Joseph Trammell to hold freedom papers

Created by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Medium:
tin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 3 3/8 × 11/16 in. (12.7 × 8.6 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place used:
Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine E. Thompson, in memory of Joseph Trammell, on behalf of his direct descendants
Object number:
2014.25.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
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/fd5421a1c73-151c-410d-be81-e0ce56ead83a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.25.2
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Twelve Years A Slave

Written by:
Solomon Northup, American, 1808 - 1875  Search this
Published by:
Derby and Miller, American, 1848 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with gold, cloth, and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 1 5/16 in. (19.7 × 14 × 3.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 3/4 × 11 1/2 × 4 1/8 in. (19.7 × 29.2 × 10.5 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 3/4 × 6 × 6 1/4 in. (19.7 × 15.2 × 15.9 cm)
H x W x D (open at 60 degrees): 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (19.7 × 14.6 × 14.6 cm)
Type:
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed:
Auburn, Cuyahoga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Law  Search this
Literature  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:
2014.262
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist 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/fd537167978-c6a5-4b5c-8aad-8b8ccdd82f33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.262

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