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Contemporary manilla

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/4 × 2 3/8 × 11/16 in. (5.7 × 6 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
money
manillas
Place used:
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.58.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
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/fd5850ec506-26d4-4e40-86f0-82c5ddaf205b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.58.1
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Contemporary manilla

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/8 × 2 3/8 × 11/16 in. (6 × 6 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
money
manillas
Place used:
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.58.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
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/fd5481f3db5-160d-457e-bbb4-757702d4a01a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.58.2
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Contemporary manilla

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 5/16 × 2 3/8 × 11/16 in. (5.9 × 6 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
money
manillas
Place used:
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.58.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
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/fd559be3b4d-e9c9-4b10-b5fa-ec762f9e04c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.58.3
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String of cowrie shells

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
shell , string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1/2 × 1 × 34 1/2 in. (1.3 × 2.5 × 87.6 cm)
Type:
money
shell money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Maldives, Asia
Date:
1800 - 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.59
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd593e32392-c51d-46de-a8e0-b68846f35455
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.59

String of beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
clay (ceramic) on string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15 3/4 × 4 × 1/2 in. (40 × 10.2 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.60
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd5f53c3f9b-2e50-4795-962b-ae31320766ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.60

String of glass millefiori beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
glass , string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13 × 6 1/2 × 1/2 in. (33 × 16.5 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.62
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd54c49523f-429d-42a0-94e1-a9b94e4d6860
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.62

String of small coral beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
coral on string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24 × 3/8 × 1/4 in. (61 × 1 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D: 1/2 × 5/16 × 1/4 in. (1.3 × 0.8 × 0.6 cm) individual beads
Type:
beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.72
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd511076778-54e1-4341-bdfe-527a762a1b45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.72

String of large coral beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
coral , string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15 1/4 × 5 1/2 × 3/4 in. (38.7 × 14 × 1.9 cm)
H x W x D: 5/16 × 7/8 × 3/4 in. (0.8 × 2.2 × 1.9 cm) individual beads
Type:
beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.73
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd5a183ea81-2003-4537-bc2e-235c2a90497f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.73

Collection of small amber beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
amber (fossil resin) , string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/4 × 5/8 × 5/8 in. (1.9 × 1.6 × 1.6 cm) individual beads
Type:
beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1800-1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.74
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
William & Mattye Reed Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd5d60a29d0-519c-4f20-9562-28fd7e3f2094
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.74

Indian Head penny owned by the Dennis family

Produced by:
United States Mint, American, founded 1792  Search this
Subject of:
Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, American, founded 2001  Search this
Medium:
copper and nickel
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 × 1/16 in. (1.9 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
money
pennies
Date:
1863
Topic:
African American  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  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, Gift of M. Denise Dennis, in honor of the Dennis Family
Object number:
2014.273.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd563e358f1-d8e7-4968-bed3-507e1c1d572f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.273.7
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Venetian glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Venetian glass, cotton
Dimensions:
15 5/8 × 11 1/4 × 1/2 in. (39.7 × 28.6 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
18th to 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.24
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd54425017e-8901-490b-bd24-e4181980e487
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.24
Online Media:

Venetian glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Venetian glass, clay, stone, organic material
Dimensions:
8 5/8 × 6 1/4 × 1/4 in. (21.9 × 15.9 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 16th or 17th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd522cddfb0-1d67-4bc7-b736-76d878973a22
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.25
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Venetian glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Venetian glass
Dimensions:
9 × 7 3/4 × 1/4 in. (22.9 × 19.7 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 16th or 17th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.26
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd573c6bd41-70a0-452a-b119-33e2affe8efa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.26
Online Media:

Venetian glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Venetian glass
Dimensions:
10 × 7 1/2 × 3/8 in. (25.4 × 19.1 × 1 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 16th or 17th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.27
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5eeb84bc0-4d95-4a22-a471-fbc886c51864
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.27
Online Media:

Venetian glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Venetian glass, organic material
Dimensions:
10 1/4 × 7 7/8 × 3/8 in. (26 × 20 × 1 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 16th or 17th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.28
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50bb0522d-97bf-4a03-9a85-e86cff0c59df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.28
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Cobalt blue European glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
glass, natural fiber
Dimensions:
14 1/4 × 10 1/2 × 1 in. (36.2 × 26.7 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 17th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.30
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd50fb580ed-247f-45f0-a013-9617e077801d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.30
Online Media:

European glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
glass, cotton
Dimensions:
14 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 3/8 in. (36.8 × 26.7 × 1 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 18th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.31
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd5c92d7469-5c3f-4e9f-90f7-8add3650e93a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.31
Online Media:

Cobalt blue European glass trade beads

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
glass, cotton
Dimensions:
15 × 10 5/8 × 3/8 in. (38.1 × 27 × 1 cm)
Type:
trade beads
money
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 17th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.32
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Adornment
Coins and Currency
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/fd50b945373-2b35-4918-b1d3-1ff5141f140d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.32
Online Media:

Manilla

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 3 1/4 × 1 in. (7.6 × 8.3 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
money
manillas
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
18th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.40
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
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/fd5b1fcdfb9-a46e-4a68-be67-6d832c8722bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.40
Online Media:

Manilla

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
3 1/8 × 3 × 1 in. (7.9 × 7.6 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
money
manillas
Place used:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
ca. 18th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.41
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Coins and Currency
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/fd57e04d56f-768a-4077-8db6-846c8a338a56
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.41
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