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Commencement gown owned by Zora Neale Hurston

Manufactured by:
Cox Sons & Vining, Inc., American, founded 1837  Search this
Owned by:
Zora Neale Hurston, American, 1891 - 1960  Search this
Worn by:
Lucy Kramer Cohen, American, 1907 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Barnard College, American, founded 1889  Search this
Medium:
fiber with metal
Dimensions:
H x W (Gown): 45 1/4 × 18 3/16 in. (115 × 46.2 cm)
Chest (Gown Internal): 47 1/16 in. (119.5 cm)
Type:
robes
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1928
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Education  Search this
Literature  Search this
Science  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Zora Yaa Adams-Williams and The Family of Lucy Kramer Cohen (Barnard College, 1928)
Object number:
2018.81.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd519771edb-720a-4c03-bda9-4889f7341150
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.81.1

Commencement cap owned by Zora Neale Hurston

Manufactured by:
Cox Sons & Vining, Inc., American, founded 1837  Search this
Owned by:
Zora Neale Hurston, American, 1891 - 1960  Search this
Worn by:
Lucy Kramer Cohen, American, 1907 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Barnard College, American, founded 1889  Search this
Medium:
fiber, ink on silk (fiber) and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Cap): 2 15/16 × 9 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (7.5 × 24.1 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1928
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Education  Search this
Literature  Search this
Science  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Zora Yaa Adams-Williams and The Family of Lucy Kramer Cohen (Barnard College, 1928)
Object number:
2018.81.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ff4883db-8199-4c9f-984d-783746d90b37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.81.2

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Written by:
Zora Neale Hurston, American, 1891 - 1960  Search this
Published by:
J. B. Lippincott & Co., American, 1836 - 1978  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with cloth, cardboard, metallic paper and acetate film
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 8 1/4 × 5 5/8 × 1 1/2 in. (21 × 14.3 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Eau Gallie, Brevard County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Eatonville, Orange County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Florida, United States, The Everglades, North and Central America
Date:
1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Language  Search this
Literature  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.315ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52bc7f66a-781a-4234-997b-ff836efdf860
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.315ab

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