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Union of Saint and Venus

Created by:
Victor Ekpuk, Nigerian American, born 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Saartjie Baartman, Khoekhoen, died 1815  Search this
Medium:
acrylic paint with paper, plastic and glass on Masonite
Dimensions:
H x W: 72 × 42 × 2 5/16 in. (182.9 × 106.7 × 5.8 cm)
Place made:
United States
Place depicted:
Africa
Europe
Date:
2012
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Art  Search this
Gender  Search this
Religion  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© Victor Ekpuk
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Slave Narrative
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a2f00436-3383-4cd6-84bb-3e56bf0e26d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.23
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Saint John The Baptist

Created by:
Kehinde Wiley, American, born 1977  Search this
Subject of:
Craig Fletcher  Search this
Medium:
22k gold leaf and oil paint on wood panel with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall- framed): 40 × 24 × 4 1/8 in. (101.6 × 61 × 10.5 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
portraits
mixed media
Date:
2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Identity  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Martin Z. Margulies Foundation, Miami, FL
Object number:
2017.105
Restrictions & Rights:
© Kehinde Wiley
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd504f25cb5-03cf-4b86-b462-49b6fcf4a2c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.105
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Jet vol. 75 no. 12

Written by:
Unidentified  Search this
Photograph by:
Paul Natkin, American  Search this
Edited by:
Robert Edward Johnson, American, 1922 - 1996  Search this
Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, founded 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Oprah Winfrey, American, born 1954  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 7/16 × 5 1/8 × 3/16 in. (18.9 × 13 × 0.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 3/8 × 10 3/16 × 1 1/8 in. (18.8 × 25.9 × 2.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 19, 1988
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Rhea L. Combs
Object number:
2017.72.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jet Media Group LLC. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52bbacb27-101a-4a0c-ba16-13cd8253dec1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.72.2
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Arty (Centerpiece)

Created by:
Nelson Stevens, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Arlene Turner Crawford, American  Search this
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
acrylic paint on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 50 × 50 × 2 in. (127 × 127 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
acrylic paintings
portraits
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Identity  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.73
Restrictions & Rights:
© Nelson Stevens
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd591fce4d5-cf44-40ac-90f9-618341612a89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.73

Jet vol. 1 no. 7

Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, founded 1942  Search this
Edited by:
John Harold Johnson, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Ben Burns, American, 1913 - 2002  Search this
Edward T. Clayton, American, 1921 - 1966  Search this
Subject of:
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Jurema Sampaio, Brazilian  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 5 13/16 × 4 1/8 × 1/8 in. (14.7 × 10.5 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Brazil, Latin America, South America
Date:
December 13, 1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Education  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Courtesy of Johnson Publishing Company, LLC
Object number:
2015.122.11
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jet Media Group LLC. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd546a7f9dc-9bcc-48f0-979e-7a79132134b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.122.11
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Soweto

Created by:
Adger W. Cowans, American, born 1936  Search this
Subject of:
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on rag paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 44 1/4 × 29 7/8 in. (112.4 × 75.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 30 1/8 × 22 1/2 in. (76.5 × 57.2 cm)
H x W (Impression): 33 1/8 × 23 7/8 in. (84.1 × 60.6 cm)
Type:
etchings
Place depicted:
Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
Date:
1983
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Art  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.146.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Adger Cowans. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d3b57d4d-5275-4a23-9799-2dd53d2a6d60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.146.1
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Boombox used by Public Enemy

Manufactured by:
Tecsonic, South Korean  Search this
Owned by:
Chuck D, American, born 1960  Search this
Subject of:
Public Enemy, American, founded 1982  Search this
Def Jam Recordings, American, founded 1984  Search this
Terminator X, American, born 1966  Search this
Flavor Flav, American, born 1959  Search this
Professor Griff, American, born 1960  Search this
Chaf-Pozi Soweto, South African  Search this
Medium:
metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions:
14 x 27 x 7 1/8 in. (35.6 x 68.6 x 18.1 cm)
Type:
radio receivers
Date:
ca. 1986
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Public Enemy
Object number:
2013.149.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56c55864c-615b-4a15-9e49-1ee0f1cfd8b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.149.1.1

Admission ticket for an athletic event at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Illustrated by:
Corrado Mancioli, Italian, 1904 - 1958  Search this
Printed by:
Salomone, Italian  Search this
Distributed by:
Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVII Olympiad, Italian, 1958 - 1960  Search this
Owned by:
Dick Howard, American, 1935 - 1967  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 13/16 x 6 1/16 in. (9.7 x 15.4 cm)
Type:
admission tickets
Place depicted:
Rome, Roma, Italy, Europe
Date:
1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Howard Family
Object number:
2012.140.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© International Olympic Committee. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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/fd5c397a4ac-00f3-4618-b260-506eb39d0229
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.140.4
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Jet Vol. IX No. 3

Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, founded 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Hilda Simms, American, 1918 - 1994  Search this
Emmett Till, American, 1941 - 1955  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 5 15/16 × 4 3/16 × 1/8 in. (15.1 × 10.6 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 5 15/16 × 8 5/16 × 1/8 in. (15.1 × 21.1 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 24, 1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number:
2011.17.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jet Media Group LLC. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c69bcd77-0fcd-4c32-a678-b97282218c4f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.17.10
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Jet Vol. XXXIV No. 5

Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, founded 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 4 1/8 in. (15.2 x 10.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Date:
May 9, 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number:
2011.17.28
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jet Media Group LLC. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f6a01328-67dc-49c4-a503-41b0562c3125
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.17.28

Jet Vol. VIII No. 19

Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, founded 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Emmett Till, American, 1941 - 1955  Search this
Beverly Weathersby  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 6 × 4 1/8 × 1/8 in. (15.2 × 10.5 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 6 × 8 5/16 × 1/8 in. (15.2 × 21.1 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 15, 1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Education  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number:
2011.17.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jet Media Group LLC. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aaecffac-b23d-4adb-93b3-cc72fe546213
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.17.5
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Louis Jordan "Blue Light Boogie": Mr. Personality, In Person!

Title:
Program for a Louis Jordan performance in New Orleans, Louisiana
Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Louis Jordan, American, 1908 - 1975  Search this
Dew Drop Inn, American, 1938 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58c3d2175-9625-4b84-8741-4e7e6bbc78cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.2
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Photographic print of a performance by Melvin Harris and the Blue Notes

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, American, founded 1954  Search this
Teddy Pendergrass, American, 1950 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (15.6 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5c6491473-3294-4fd7-93a0-0c886aaeee1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.7
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Photographic print of Sam Cooke and Betty Jo Spyropulos at Club Harlem

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sam Cooke, American, 1931 - 1964  Search this
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Betty Jo Spryopulos, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963-1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd536e5935d-4ec3-47d6-9431-19c5f39efe58
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.9
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Desk from the Hope School

Manufactured by:
A. H. Andrews & Co., founded 1865  Search this
Used by:
Hope School, 1925 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
iron and hardwood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26 1/4 × 20 1/8 × 24 7/8 in. (66.7 × 51.1 × 63.2 cm)
Type:
desks
Place used:
Pomaria, Newberry County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1925-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Education  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Hope School Community Center, Pomaria, SC
Object number:
2010.22.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5625b65c6-66a6-4df0-88da-5c48d1f3bc1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.22.6
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Season 1 Tease

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:30:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
See More From Collection:
Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_077e3c42bcdc4556d343ee4a963a9c7a

Mid Season Update

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 05:01:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
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Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_1e94b09c2b282d82b70a7b3323658748

The Fugitive Brewer

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 12 Jan 2022 05:00:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
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Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_308185f2d902919e63d14725ba01422c

Leave a Message at the Beep

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:59:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
See More From Collection:
Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_6c6abdf88a80fa7db65804c83a15d67a

Confronting the Past

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Conversations and talks
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 05:01:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
See More From Collection:
Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_7533087301461f82a2b85e32a40244d2

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