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American flag pin worn by Eugene Harmond with Delta Airlines uniform

Created by:
Delta Air Lines, American, founded 1925  Search this
Worn by:
Eugene Harmond, American, born 1947  Search this
Medium:
ink on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13/16 × 7/8 × 9/16 in. (2 × 2.2 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
pins (jewelry)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1973-2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Labor  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Casey Grant in honor of Patricia Banks Edmiston, Patricia Grace Murphy and Eugene Harmond
Object number:
2018.50.14.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52325e86d-99a8-4e91-a679-1eb6b48ad384
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.50.14.1

Necklace for The Wiz costume worn by André De Shields

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Designed by:
Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Worn by:
André De Shields, American, born 1946  Search this
Medium:
string (fiber product) with rhinestone and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 7 1/2 × 1/2 in. (27.9 × 19.1 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of André De Shields
Object number:
2018.1.3.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54f4dfe54-ed45-4457-a742-3db53fdcceea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.1.3.7.1
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Blue hairpin used as a self-defense weapon during protest marches

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Valeria Hicks  Search this
Medium:
glass, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/4 × 1/4 × 1/4 in. (8.3 × 0.6 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
hairpins
Place used:
Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Hair  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Barbara Hicks-Collins in memory of father, Robert "Bob" Hicks; Aunt, Grace Hicks-Berry; sister, Valeria Hicks-Smith and in honor of mother, Valeria Payton-Hicks and women of the Bogalusa Civil Rights Movement
Object number:
2014.60.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Adornment
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Black Power (Black Pride)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58a63c23a-c141-441a-8eca-427c711a6fe4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.60.2

Black hairpin used as a self-defense weapon during protest marches

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Valeria Hicks  Search this
Medium:
plastic, glass, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 1/8 × 3/4 × 3/4 in. (10.5 × 1.9 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
hairpins
Place used:
Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Hair  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Barbara Hicks-Collins in memory of father, Robert "Bob" Hicks; Aunt, Grace Hicks-Berry; sister, Valeria Hicks-Smith and in honor of mother, Valeria Payton-Hicks and women of the Bogalusa Civil Rights Movement
Object number:
2014.60.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Adornment
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Black Power (Black Pride)
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/fd5ebeaad92-1c73-4c2e-a048-90d00d13d664
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.60.3

US Marine Corps officer's mess dress jacket worn by Jesse E. Wrice Jr.

Manufactured by:
The Marine Shop, American  Search this
Worn by:
Lieutenant Colonel Jesse E. Wrice Jr., American  Search this
Subject of:
United States Marine Corps, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
a: wool, satin, thread, metal thread, metal fasteners;
b: metal and ribbon;
c: metal;
d: metal;
e: metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D ((a) on form): 26 × 24 × 12 1/2 in. (66 × 61 × 31.8 cm)
H x W ((a) flat): 25 1/2 × 17 3/4 in. (64.8 × 45.1 cm)
H x W x D (b): 2 3/8 × 2 1/8 × 5/8 in. (6 × 5.4 × 1.6 cm)
H x W x D (c): 1 3/8 × 1/2 × 5/8 in. (3.5 × 1.3 × 1.6 cm)
H x W x D (d): 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 3/4 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 1.9 cm)
H x W x D (e): 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 3/4 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
mess jackets
dress uniforms
medals
insignias
Date:
1997-2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lt. Col. Jesse E. Wrice, Jr. USMC (ret.)
Object number:
2015.201.2.1a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Adornment
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd542776431-9829-433b-9eff-074867cee65a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.201.2.1a-e
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2005 West Point class ring owned by 2nd Lieutenant Emily J. T. Perez

Designed by:
Tiffany & Co., American, founded 1837  Search this
Manufactured by:
Balfour, American, founded 1913  Search this
Owned by:
2nd Lt. Emily Jazmin Tatum Perez, American, 1983 - 2006  Search this
Subject of:
United States Military Academy, American, founded 1802  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
gold with diamond and semiprecious stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13/16 × 13/16 × 1 in. (2 × 2 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
finger rings
Place used:
West Point, Orange County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2005
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Iraq War, 2003-2011  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vicki and Daniel Perez in memory of Lieutenant Emily J.T. Perez
Object number:
2018.68
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b6dad7a-e2a5-4d2b-bbcd-d67fe70223b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.68
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Pocket watch likely carried by Matthew Henson in 1908-1909 Arctic expedition

Manufactured by:
American Watch Company, American, 1850 - 1957  Search this
Used by:
Matthew A. Henson, American, 1866 - 1955  Search this
Subject of:
Matthew A. Henson, American, 1866 - 1955  Search this
Robert E. Peary, American, 1856 - 1920  Search this
Medium:
nickel , metal and glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 3/4 in. (8.3 × 5.7 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
pocket watches
Place used:
North Pole, Arctic
Greenland, Cape Morris Jessup, North and Central America
Place made:
Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1888-1889; inscribed 1908 or 1909
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Nature  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  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:
2017.31
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51a84fae9-5904-4016-9333-4959ae6961ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.31
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Earrings featuring a portrait of Assata Shakur

Manufactured by:
Fab Boutique, American  Search this
Subject of:
Assata Olugbala Shakur, American, born 1947  Search this
Million Man March, American, founded 1995  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard and metal with paper, plastic laminate, metallic paint, and velvet
Dimensions:
H x W (Earrings): 3 1/8 × 1 3/8 in. (7.9 × 3.5 cm)
H x W (Overall including packaging): 4 1/8 × 3 in. (10.5 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
earrings
portraits
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.251.14.10abc
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Million Man March Anniversary Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57677be97-da7f-447a-8ca0-c0ffb853fe0d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.251.14.10abc
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Wedding ring belonging to Louise Ayers Church

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Louise Ayers Church, American, born ca. 1846  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
eighteen-carat gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 × 1/4 in. (1.9 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
finger rings
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862-1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.56
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd588cbf20f-aaae-496d-b536-99b8e51fe8bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.56
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Pocket watch and chain owned by Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
enamel, metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/16 × 18 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (1.1 × 46.4 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
pocket knives
pocket watches
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.6ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b83b1e0-5c03-4132-8a5e-d6e28c720e5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.6ab
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Necklace associated with the Boa Morte sisterhood of Cachoeira

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20 × 3 × 5/8 in. (50.8 × 7.6 × 1.6 cm)
L: 42 in. (106.7 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place used:
Cachoeira, Bahia, Brazil, Latin America, South America
Date:
19th - 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Religion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jessica B. Harris
Object number:
2014.210.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b38a578a-a228-4e77-86d1-aaf1884ff03d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.210.3
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Cufflinks worn by Reverend Ike

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II, American, 1935 - 2009  Search this
Medium:
rhinestone on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 15/16 × 15/16 × 1 in. (2.4 × 2.4 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (b): 15/16 × 15/16 × 1 in. (2.4 × 2.4 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
cuff links
Place purchased:
England, Europe
Date:
mid 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Radio  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Eula M. Dent Eikerenkoetter (Wife) and Xavier F. Eikerenkoetter (Son)
Object number:
2022.60.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Adornment
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bff88013-0e0f-431f-ae8b-213377f380e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2022.60.3ab

Crown tie tack worn by Reverend Ike

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II, American, 1935 - 2009  Search this
Medium:
rhinestone on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1 × 15/16 × 3/4 in. (2.5 × 2.4 × 2 cm)
H x W x D (tie tack without locking pin): 1 × 15/16 × 11/16 in. (2.5 × 2.4 × 1.8 cm)
H x W x D (locking pin): 7/16 × 7/16 × 7/16 in. (1.1 × 1.1 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
tie tacks
Place purchased:
England, Europe
Date:
mid 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Radio  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Eula M. Dent Eikerenkoetter (Wife) and Xavier F. Eikerenkoetter (Son)
Object number:
2022.60.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Adornment
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd523ebe0b8-991a-48d2-ad07-8e01563cc195
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2022.60.4
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Cross pendant owned by Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 13/16 × 3/16 in. (3.8 × 2.1 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
crosses (objects)
pendants (jewelry)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.47
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e0113b00-c9a3-4b4a-b099-c628fc648d8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.47
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Silk rose worn by Sybrina Fulton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Sybrina Fulton, American, born 1966  Search this
Subject of:
Trayvon Martin, American, 1995 - 2012  Search this
Mothers of the Movement, American, founded 2013  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber with metal and glue
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/8 × 6 1/8 × 2 3/8 in. (15.5 × 15.5 × 6 cm)
Type:
brooches
Place used:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Families  Search this
Justice  Search this
Law  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin in memory of Trayvon Martin
Object number:
2021.32.13.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Trayvon Martin Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cacb7ad9-1c79-4542-93bf-5e49ce2729de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.32.13.1
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Gold and glass perfume bottle from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Anne Paree, French  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
metal, glass, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (13.7 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm)
Type:
perfume bottles
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.111ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd591468fd7-45fd-491c-b80e-4ec3cfd30c66
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.111ab
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Green and gold makeup box from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Prince Matchabelli Inc., founded 1926  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
paper, foil, and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (ab): 3 × 5 × 3 3/4 in. (7.6 × 12.7 × 9.5 cm)
H x W x D (a): 2 3/4 × 4 3/4 × 3 5/8 in. (7 × 12.1 × 9.2 cm)
H x W x D (b): 3/4 × 4 7/8 × 3 3/4 in. (1.9 × 12.4 × 9.5 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.54.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e0f7cfa-49c1-4cf0-9503-6ee4b11ee534
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.54.1ab

Black makeup pencil from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Maybelline, American, founded 1915  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
wood, paint, and black pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/16 × 3 3/4 × 3/16 in. (0.5 × 9.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
cosmetics
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.54.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a6aeb05b-a442-4202-85d9-0ce02224110b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.54.4

Cosmetic powder puff from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Prince Matchabelli Inc., founded 1926  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and foam
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/2 x 3/8 in. (6.4 x 1 cm)
Type:
powder puffs
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.54.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5659d81a7-602e-4a49-a349-7718ad0440dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.54.5
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Black plastic buckle from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in. (6.4 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
buckles (strap accessories)
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Mae Reeves and her children, Donna Limerick and William Mincey, Jr.
Object number:
2010.6.55.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5de678eff-f8b5-481e-af1b-746ca0619d97
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.6.55.4
Online Media:

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