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America from Amerigo Vespucci to the Louisiana Purchase

Author:
Pierpont Morgan Library  Search this
Cahoon, Herbert 1918-2000  Search this
Physical description:
x, 66 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
America
United States
Date:
1976
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Revolution, 1775-1783
1783-1815
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E121 .P53 1976X
E121.P53 1976X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_96763

New interpretations in naval history selected papers from the Eighth Naval History Symposium edited by William B. Cogar

Author:
United States Naval Academy History Symposium (8th : 1987)  Search this
Cogar, William B. 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 328 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Date:
1989
Topic:
Naval art and science--History  Search this
Naval history  Search this
Naval art and science  Search this
Marine  Search this
Geschichte  Search this
Kongress  Search this
Call number:
V27.U55 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_398931

The American Revolution : its character and limits / edited by Jack P. Greene

Author:
Greene, Jack P  Search this
Johns Hopkins University School of Continuing Studies  Search this
Johns Hopkins University Department of History  Search this
Physical description:
x, 422 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
18th century
Revolution, 1775-1783
1783-1815
Topic:
Republicanism--History  Search this
History  Search this
Influence  Search this
Call number:
E209.A497 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_328474

Political community in revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800 / Kenneth Owen

Author:
Owen, Kenneth 1984-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Pennsylvania
United States
Date:
2018
1775-1865
Revolution, 1775-1783
1783-1815
Topic:
Political participation--History  Search this
Constitutional history  Search this
HISTORY--State & Local--General  Search this
HISTORY--State & Local--Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)  Search this
HISTORY--State & Local--New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)  Search this
Political participation  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F153 .O83 2018 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151059

Your country, my country : a unified history of the United States and Canada / Robert Bothwell

Title:
Unified history of the United States and Canada
Author:
Bothwell, Robert  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (420 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
North America
Canada
United States
Date:
2015
Topic:
National characteristics, American  Search this
National characteristics, Canadian  Search this
HISTORY--Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)  Search this
HISTORY  Search this
International relations  Search this
Regions & Countries - Americas  Search this
History & Archaeology  Search this
Canada  Search this
History  Search this
Relations  Search this
Call number:
F1029.5.U6 B68 2015 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150661

Washington centennial numbers

Illustrator:
Blashfield, Edwin Howland 1848-1936  Search this
Author:
United States President (1789-1797 : Washington)  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George 1732-1799 Anniversaries, etc  Search this
Physical description:
2 numbers in 1 volume illustrations (including portraits) 44 cm., in portfolio 50 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1889
1783-1815
1789-1797
Topic:
Anniversaries  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E312.6 .H28 1889X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1029820

Historical Records of the DeWolf Family

Creator:
DeWolf, James, 1764-1837  Search this
Names:
Bellin, J.H.  Search this
DeWolf, George  Search this
Elfelt, Peter  Search this
Oliver, Louis  Search this
Extent:
1.8 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Cuba
Caribbean
Rhode Island
West Indies
Date:
1757-1947
Scope and Contents:
The Papers of the DeWolf Family shed light on one of the wealthiest New England families in the 18th-19th centuries who made their fortune by engaging in each part of the transatlantic slave trade. This collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, publications, and business records including daily logs and ship manifests. Included in the collection are ship business records and documents from multiple countries including Cuba, the Netherlands, China, and India.
Arrangement:
The materials in this collection have been kept at the folder level and separated into five series. The materials have been ordered and organized based on the content.
Biographical / Historical:
Rhode Island dominated the North American transatlantic slave trade, led by the DeWolf family of Bristol. They financed their wealthy lifestyle by engaging in each part of the triangular trade, which involved the shipping of natural resources from the Caribbean to America and Europe for manufacturing, then using them to fund the purchase of enslaved persons. The DeWolf family owned numerous sugar and coffee plantations in Cuba. Sugar from the Cuba plantations was made into molasses, transported to Rhode Island in DeWolf vessels, and transformed into rum in DeWolf-owned distilleries. The rum was then taken to Africa and used as payment for enslaved captives, who were eventually sold in Cuba and other southern ports for tremendous profit. Between 1769 and 1820, it is believed the DeWolf-owned vessels carried more than 12,000 enslaved Africans across the Middle Passage. The profit generated from these trade endeavors allowed the family to start a bank and insurance company.

The first patriarch of the DeWolf family was Mark Anthony DeWolf (1726-1792). Mark emigrated from Guadeloupe Island in the West Indies after serving as a deckhand on a slave trading ship owned by privateer Simeon Potter. Mark married Potter's sister Abigail and they had 15 children. Their son James DeWolf, born on March 18, 1764 in Bristol, was most apt to take over the family business. James, like his father, worked as a slave trader, privateer, and a politician, including time as an U. S. Senator for Rhode Island. During the Revolutionary War, DeWolf served as a sailor on a private armed vessel that was twice captured by the British. By his early twenties, his past experiences saw him promoted to the rank of captain of a ship. James married Nancy Ann Bradford, daughter of the Massachusetts governor William Bradford, in 1790. Together they had 11 children.

In 1791, DeWolf was indicted for murdering an enslaved woman on his ship. The enslaved woman may have had smallpox and DeWolf claimed that she threatened the lives of all the enslaved persons and crew members on board. DeWolf and two crew members agreed to throw the woman overboard to her death. Judge John Jay discovered the story and reported it to President George Washington who gave orders for DeWolf's immediate arrest, citing violation of the Federal Slave Trade Law of 1790. DeWolf fled to the West Indies and by 1795 the charges were dropped. The judge declared that "this act of James De Wolfe was morally evil, but at the same time physically good and beneficial to a number of beings." Further, it was the "least" of the "two evils," and the accusations against DeWolf were "groundless."

Buoyed by the acquittal, DeWolf's family continued their criminal activity within the slave trading business. In 1794, Congress outlawed Americans carrying slaves between foreign countries or into countries that had statutes against the trade. In order to circumvent these laws, DeWolf called in a favor with Thomas Jefferson to appoint his brother-in-law, Charles Collins, a customs inspector. Collins ignored many of the slave ships moving in and out of the harbor that in turn allowed the DeWolf family to continue profiting from human suffering. DeWolf funneled his slave trading efforts through Cuba, the only open Caribbean trade port with American access. DeWolf continually shipped men, women, and children from American soil to Cuba.

In 1808, Congress banned the importation of enslaved into the United States and DeWolf turned to new ventures to keep his wealth, including privateering. During the War of 1812, his ship Yankee was the most successful privateer of the war, capturing prizes worth over three million dollars. In order to continue to profit off slavery, DeWolf founded the Arkwright Mill in Coventry, Rhode Island, which became a pioneer in the processing and manufacturing of cotton harvested by enslaved people. The family also maintained plantations in Cuba, and James' nephew, George DeWolf, continued trading enslaved persons at least until 1820 when it became punishable by death. From 1817-1821, DeWolf served as a member of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives; he was promoted to Speaker of the House from 1819-1821. In 1821, he was elected a U.S Senator for Rhode Island and served five years of his six-year term. He resigned and returned to the State House of Representatives from 1829 until his death in 1837. James DeWolf died in New York City on December 21, 1837. It was reported at his death that he was the second wealthiest man in America.

Historical Timeline

1726 -- Mark Anthony DeWolf was born

1764 -- James DeWolf was born in Bristol, Rhode Island, son of Mark Anthony and Abigail DeWolf

1775-83 -- James DeWolf served as a sailor in the Revolutionary War

1790 -- James DeWolf married Nancy Bradford, daughter of Massachusetts Governor William Bradford

1791 -- James DeWolf was indicted for murdering an enslaved woman on his slaving ship

1792 -- Mark Anthony DeWolf died leaving the business to his son, James

1795 -- All charges against James in the death of an enslaved woman on-board his ship in 1791 were dismissed

1808 -- Congress abolishes the African slave trade

1812 -- James DeWolf built the Arkwright Mills in Coventry, Rhode Island. He also served a privateer in the War of 1812

1817 -- James DeWolf began serving as a representative in the Rhode Island House of Representatives

1819 -- DeWolf began serving as the Speaker of the House in Rhode Island State General Assembly

1821-25 -- James DeWolf served as U.S. Senator for Rhode Island

1829 -- James DeWolf returned as a member of the State House of Representatives

1837 -- James DeWolf died in New York City, New York
Provenance:
Acquired through a purchase by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Restrictions:
Portions of this collection are restricted from use as means to further preserve the collection. Digital surrogates are available for portions of this collection.
Rights:
The NMAAHC Archives can provide reproductions of some materials for research and educational use. Copyright and right to publicity restrictions may apply and limit reproduction for other purposes.
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Domestic Slave Trade  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Sugar  Search this
Transatlantic Slave Trade  Search this
Coffee  Search this
Rum  Search this
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783  Search this
United States -- History -- Colonial period -- Societies  Search this
Photography  Search this
Shipping  Search this
United States -- History -- 1815-1861  Search this
United States -- History -- 1783-1815  Search this
United States -- History -- 1865-1921  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Historical Records of the DeWolf Family, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.A2018.17.2
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Historical Records of the DeWolf Family
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io3fc558353-14d8-4cec-ac12-ddf21cf9a8d4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmaahc-a2018-17-2
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Hand-cut silhouette of Flora, a woman enslaved in Connecticut

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Flora, ca. 1777 - 1815  Search this
Medium:
wove paper on millboard
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 14 × 13 in. (35.6 × 33 cm)
H x W x D (frame): 23 3/4 × 31 3/4 × 1 15/16 in. (60.3 × 80.6 × 4.9 cm)
Type:
silhouettes
portraits
Place collected:
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1796
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Identity  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and National Portrait Gallery, Museum purchase through the American Women’s History Initiative Acquisitions Pool, administered by the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative
Object number:
2021.48.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd536ea7000-ad49-4fbd-bd46-9ba327404fe9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.48.1

Bill of sale for Flora, a woman enslaved in Connecticut

Written by:
Margaret DeWitt Dwight, American, 1765 - 1824  Search this
Subject of:
Flora, ca. 1777 - 1815  Search this
Asa Benjamin, American, 1763 - 1833  Search this
Signed by:
Abraham Van Horn DeWitt, American, 1772 - 1820  Search this
Medium:
ink on laid paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 14 × 13 in. (35.6 × 33 cm)
H x W x D (frame): 23 3/4 × 31 3/4 × 1 15/16 in. (60.3 × 80.6 × 4.9 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 13, 1796
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and National Portrait Gallery, Museum purchase through the American Women’s History Initiative Acquisitions Pool, administered by the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative
Object number:
2021.48.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd5bbffd8ff-4d8e-4533-9438-cdb528376f70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.48.2

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
See more items in:
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

The Life of Mahomet

Written by:
Edward Gibbon, English, 1737 - 1794  Search this
Medium:
leather, ink, and paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 5 3/4 × 3 13/16 × 13/16 in. (14.6 × 9.7 × 2.1 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1805
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  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:
2014.63.62
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ab0757f6-64d2-4dce-90d2-e46e3d86ecb0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.62
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1811 for Porter No.27

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 × 1 15/16 in. (5.1 × 4.9 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1811
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57564c82e-e02c-411f-842f-f2c543b784f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.22
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1812 for Fisher No. 103

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 9/16 × 2 7/16 in. (6.5 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1812
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5877534cc-96ab-45ed-a19b-dfe0b13e7798
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.23
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1813 for Carpenter No. 65

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/16 × 2 in. (5.3 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Jacksonboro, Colleton County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1813
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c4242039-be6f-4c0c-945c-49a60a203489
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.25

Charleston slave badge from 1800 for House Servant No. 354

Created by:
Ralph Atmar Jr., American, 1767 - 1809  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 9/16 × 1 1/2 in. (6.5 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1800
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.31.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59d1985ce-22a0-41c7-a237-bdffcb27583f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.31.1
Online Media:

Document on distribution of six enslaved persons owned by Elizabeth Roberts

Written by:
John Neusville, American  Search this
William Eckells, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Elizabeth Roberts, American, died 1802  Search this
John Roberts, American, born 1780  Search this
Signed by:
Isaac Perry, American, 1780 - 1873  Search this
Benjamin Perry, American, born 1761  Search this
Edward Tonge, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2018.43.8a): 15 15/16 × 13 in. (40.5 × 33 cm)
H x W (2018.43.8b (folded)): 8 1/16 × 3 3/8 in. (20.4 × 8.5 cm)
Type:
documents
Place used:
St. Paul's Parish, Colleton County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1802
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.8ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family 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/fd5e1f472f6-7b79-4cbf-9bc5-83e3cd7ed304
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.8ab
Online Media:

Virginia Herald Vol. XVIII No. 1386

Published by:
The Virginia Herald, American, 1787 - 1876  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W (page): 17 x 10 1/2 in. (43.2 x 26.7 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place depicted:
Guadeloupe, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
France, Europe
Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 30, 1804
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
French colonialism  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slave hire system  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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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/fd5fa9e35de-2abf-41ef-8dd5-f581d4363293
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.1
Online Media:

Stoneware jug created by Thomas Commeraw

Created by:
Thomas Commeraw, American, active 1797-1819  Search this
Medium:
ceramic and glaze
Dimensions:
15 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 31 5/8 in. (38.7 x 24.8 x 24.8 x 80.3 cm)
Diameter (Base): 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Type:
jugs
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1797 - 1819
Topic:
African American  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Design  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Labor  Search this
Ornamentation  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:
2011.61
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
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/fd53a08830f-aa72-4c7d-9ddf-4effa4808f73
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.61
Online Media:

Poster for the Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church in Philadelphia

Created by:
Mother Bethel AME Church, American, founded 1794  Search this
Subject of:
Richard Allen, American, 1760 - 1831  Search this
William Wesley Beckett, American, born 1859  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 x 19 7/8 in. (40.6 x 50.5 cm)
Type:
portraits
posters
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1916
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
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U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.70
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fd999541-c602-431c-a7bf-aa04f654c5f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.70

Building brick from the White House

Created by:
Jeremiah Kale, American, active late 18th century  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Used by:
The White House, founded 1792  Search this
Owned by:
William Moore McCulloch, American, 1901 - 1980  Search this
Medium:
building brick and mortar
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 5/16 × 8 1/2 × 4 in. (5.9 × 21.6 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
blocks (shaped masses)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1793-1797; removed 1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
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Government  Search this
Labor  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  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, Gift of James F. Dicke, II
Object number:
2013.232.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Buildings and Structures
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55e43d433-d9d1-4f46-957b-f19f31a0b93c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.232.1
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