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Dexterity puzzle advertising “Star Soap” brand soap

Subject of:
Schultz & Company, American, founded 1852  Search this
Medium:
metal , plastic
Dimensions:
3/8 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in. (1 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm)
Type:
puzzles
Date:
ca. 1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.288
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Toys and Games
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/fd5c9d1a7d0-78cd-4595-befa-17004cb81438
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.288
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Candle snuffer depicting a caricature of a man's head

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
1 3/4 x 13 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. (4.4 x 33.7 x 3.5 cm)
Type:
candle snuffers
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.100
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd584c67b67-1be0-4193-9fb7-a40a6950599f
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.100
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Figurine in the form of a caricatured African woman and child

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ceramic , metal , paint
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (15.9 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm)
Type:
figurines
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.101
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd59e860a41-7b5f-41ee-8588-533f8f6d9041
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.101
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Bobblehead doll in the form of "Mammy"

Created by:
Cindee Bouge, American  Search this
Medium:
papier mâché , metal and glass
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. (26 x 9.5 x 12.4 cm)
Type:
character dolls
Date:
2000-2007
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.110
Restrictions & Rights:
© Cindee Bouge. Permission required for use.
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
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/fd583a24580-e866-431d-a951-38c7ceae1b79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.110
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Papier mâché container in the form of "Mammy's" head

Created by:
Cindee Bouge, American  Search this
Medium:
paint on papier mâché and cloth
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 8 x 8 1/2 in. (21 x 20.3 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
containers
Date:
2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.111
Restrictions & Rights:
© Cindee Bouge. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
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/fd59f2197be-e4ec-4d42-86f1-625e207ab938
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.111
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Five figurines in the form of caricatured male musicians

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2007.7.141.1): 2 15/16 × 1 15/16 × 1 1/2 in. (7.5 × 4.9 × 3.8 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.141.2): 2 3/4 × 1 7/16 × 1 1/2 in. (7 × 3.7 × 3.8 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.141.3): 2 3/4 × 1 11/16 × 1 3/4 in. (7 × 4.3 × 4.4 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.141.4): 2 3/4 × 1 5/8 × 1 1/8 in. (7 × 4.1 × 2.9 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.141.5): 2 11/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 1/2 in. (6.8 × 4.4 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
figurines
Date:
ca. 1930-1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.141.1-.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd514aa0e73-4270-4f06-b027-5c04c8b79b3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.141.1-.5
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Pinback button advertising "Trixy" brand molasses

Attributed to:
D.B. Scully Syrup Company, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3/8 in. (8.9 x 8.9 x 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
ca. 1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.178
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5429aaac1-d004-4807-97f4-7e426864e401
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.178
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Mug and lid for "Jolly Boy Black Tea" depicting a “picaninny” boy

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
tin and paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2007.7.188a): 3 3/16 × 4 5/8 × 3 5/8 in. (8.1 × 11.7 × 9.2 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.188b): 1 3/8 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (3.5 × 8.9 × 8.9 cm)
Type:
coffee cups
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.188ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5200ae469-3054-4ead-a804-b4b056602c20
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.188ab
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Jig doll in the form of a caricatured porter

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wood , paint and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2007.7.204a-d): 14 1/8 × 9 7/8 × 3 13/16 in. (35.9 × 25.1 × 9.7 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.204a): 12 1/4 × 3 × 2 in. (31.1 × 7.6 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.204a & d): 12 7/8 × 3 × 2 in. (32.7 × 7.6 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.204b): 9 1/2 × 1/4 × 1/4 in. (24.1 × 0.6 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.204c): 1 7/8 × 9 7/8 × 3 13/16 in. (4.8 × 25.1 × 9.7 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.204d): 3/4 × 1 1/16 × 1 1/16 in. (1.9 × 2.7 × 2.7 cm)
Type:
dolls
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.204a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Toys and Games
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/fd5379f060b-21d4-4a8c-b557-830efb629abe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.204a-d

Walking toy in the form of a caricatured porter

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
paint on wood , metal
Dimensions:
12 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (30.8 x 14 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
walking dolls
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.206
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Toys and Games
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/fd5f7647d00-4a80-494a-9c01-098e8653fd87
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.206
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Walking toy in the form of a caricatured porter

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
paint on wood
Dimensions:
13 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (35.2 x 13.3 x 14 cm)
Type:
walking dolls
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.207
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Toys and Games
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/fd5dfa67d4c-3b6b-403d-93d8-092dc65c37e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.207
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Coin bank in the form of "Mammy"

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 5 x 3 1/4 in. (19.1 x 12.7 x 8.3 cm)
Type:
banks (containers)
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.211
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd565802cef-056c-4a95-b4c7-8d37a474d056
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.211
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Coin bank in the form of "Uncle Mose"

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
7 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 in. (19.7 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm)
Type:
banks (containers)
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.212
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd515b3625c-b67a-4d60-bd77-2f88a39a05b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.212
Online Media:

Coin bank in the form of "Mammy"

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
12 x 7 1/2 x 5 in. (30.5 x 19.1 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
banks (containers)
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.217
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd5e7c2d610-20da-4379-a35a-ace47e00341d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.217
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Coin bank in the form of a caricatured boy

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cast iron and paint
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. (11.4 x 9.2 x 8.3 cm)
Type:
banks (containers)
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.218
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd5bc93e2cb-653a-44b3-b2fc-da3023889ac0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.218
Online Media:

Coin bank in the form of a caricatured boy

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 6 in. (15.9 x 13.3 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
mechanical banks
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.219
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd56418ee7f-c3e3-4074-9fd5-b280bb5bb425
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.219
Online Media:

Coin bank in the form of "Mammy" seated on a chamber pot

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
7 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (19.7 x 11.4 x 12.1 cm)
Type:
banks (containers)
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.220
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd5b22a8d47-770b-4f5b-9ffe-d6a2e73328bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.220
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Coin bank in the form of a "pickaninny" boy eating a watermelon slice

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (21.6 x 8.6 x 5.7 cm)
Type:
banks (containers)
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.221
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd553acc589-bb74-48c1-a8b1-f1fdb6fe33c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.221
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Donation box and lid with a carving for the "Alabama Coon Fund"

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wood , paint and fiber
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 4 1/16 in. (21 x 18.4 x 10.3 cm)
Type:
banks (containers)
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.225ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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/fd5fcb4c27e-ebbd-4696-a618-335b705921c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.225ab

Three blackface masks

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2007.7.229.1): 13 5/8 × 10 3/4 × 3/8 in. (34.6 × 27.3 × 1 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.229.2): 14 5/16 × 9 3/4 × 1/2 in. (36.4 × 24.8 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.229.3): 12 1/4 × 10 × 1/2 in. (31.1 × 25.4 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
masks (costume)
Date:
20th-mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.229.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c6642d7b-5e16-49f9-b5db-239f95a7eb03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.229.1-.3
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