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Shackles

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
iron
Dimensions:
4 5/16 x 14 3/16 x 3 15/16 in. (11 x 36 x 10 cm)
Type:
shackles
Date:
18th - early 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.10.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
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/fd540ff8261-963e-45d9-9e56-45bc9a28fd5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.10.3
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A Memorial of the Martyred Lovejoy

Written by:
David Root  Search this
Subject of:
Elijah Parish Lovejoy, American, 1802 - 1837  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/16 x 5 5/16 in. (20.5 x 13.5 cm)
Type:
sermons
Place printed:
Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1837
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Oratory  Search this
Religion  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.40
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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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/fd560c1b9fe-9285-4faa-b4f1-1d0edfbc9aef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.40
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Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly

Written by:
Harriet Beecher Stowe, American, 1811 - 1896  Search this
Published by:
John P. Jewett & Company, American, 1846 - 1860  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 9 5/16 × 6 5/16 × 7/8 in. (23.7 × 16 × 2.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 9 5/16 × 12 1/2 × 7/8 in. (23.7 × 31.8 × 2.2 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Literature  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.26.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
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/fd50fa60862-6d1d-41fc-aea1-b204753ada70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.26.6
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Picture of Slavery in the United States of America

Written by:
Rev. George Bourne, British American, 1780 - 1845  Search this
Published by:
Edwin Hunt, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 x 3 3/4 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 9.5 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
books
Place made:
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1834
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Literature  Search this
Religion  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
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/fd526702790-2126-48f2-8e2d-dd385122369b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.7
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Pair of mule style shoes with wooden soles

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
hide, wood, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall (a) left): 3 5/8 × 10 7/8 × 5 15/16 in. (9.2 × 27.6 × 15.1 cm)
H x W x D (overall (b) right): 3 1/8 × 11 1/8 × 6 1/8 in. (7.9 × 28.3 × 15.6 cm)
Type:
mules
Date:
mid 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  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 Avis, Eugene, and Lowell Robinson
Object number:
2014.179.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Clothing-Historical
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/fd5a4e020fd-b14d-4f13-b497-797ae1d83205
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.179.3ab

Frederick Douglass' Paper

Published by:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (open): 26 1/2 × 38 in. (67.3 × 96.5 cm)
H x W (closed): 26 1/2 × 19 1/8 in. (67.3 × 48.5 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 28, 1854
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Education  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Colonization movement
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/fd5f5f576bf-0b85-4a16-bddf-704b72f21cab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.10
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Marriage license for Gaston Hall and Dido Howard from Talbot County, Georgia

Printed by:
West Georgia Gazette  Search this
Subject of:
Gaston Hall  Search this
Dido Howard  Search this
Stephen Grimes, American  Search this
Marion Bethune  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (2017.108.10.1 doc): 10 9/16 × 8 5/16 in. (26.8 × 21.1 cm)
H x W x D (2017.108.10.1 overall): 20 × 16 × 7/16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
marriage licenses
Place used:
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1866
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  Search this
Government  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.10.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
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/fd521603285-5b8e-401e-88b0-701e3994bba3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.10.1
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Carte-de-visite portrait of United States Senator Hiram Revels

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Hiram Rhodes Revels, American, 1827 - 1901  Search this
Medium:
cartes-de-visite : albumen on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 11/16 × 2 3/16 in. (9.3 × 5.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 3 7/8 × 2 7/16 in. (9.9 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 1870s
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Education  Search this
Government  Search this
Men  Search this
Politics  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.28.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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/fd531c8afea-65ba-4412-b9a6-2d7834faa3a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.28.37
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U.S. Army forage cap

Manufactured by:
Murphy and Griswold, American, 1862 - 1865  Search this
Used by:
4th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment, American, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Subject of:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
cloth with felt, leather and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/8 × 7 1/2 × 10 1/4 in. (13 × 19 × 26 cm)
Type:
forage caps
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862-1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  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
Object number:
2019.99.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Clothing-Historical
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/fd5279488ca-9931-40d7-afad-166af205a314
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.99.2
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Broadside offering reward for the capture of Maria, Susan, and Harriet Johnson

Created by:
Charles Alexander Burnett, American, 1769 - 1849  Search this
Printed by:
Murphy's General Printing Establishment, American  Search this
Subject of:
Susan Johnson  Search this
Harriet Johnson  Search this
Maria Johnson  Search this
Medium:
ink on wove paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 3/4 × 9 1/2 in. (29.8 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place depicted:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Georgetown, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 15, 1848
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Families  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.26.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
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/fd5d83d22b4-8888-48b0-b932-d62e9ac5eb78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.26.8
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Daguerreotype of a boy holding a white baby

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver amalgam, silver on copper photographic plates
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (14 x 10.8 cm)
H x W (Closed): 5 15/16 × 4 7/8 × 3/4 in. (15.1 × 12.4 × 1.9 cm)
H x W (Open): 5 15/16 × 9 5/8 × 3/8 in. (15.1 × 24.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
daguerreotypes
portraits
Date:
1850s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
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/fd5cc67e504-988a-4592-b8fe-bb5f2d2b5dc2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.37
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Wage book for the slave trading ship True Blue captained by Richard Griffiths

Written by:
Richard Griffiths, English  Search this
Subject of:
William Davenport, English, 1725 - 1797  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 7/8 x 6 5/16 in. (20 x 16 cm)
Type:
account books
Place depicted:
Liverpool, England, Europe
Benin, West Africa, Africa
Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1770-1772
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Finance  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.5.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
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/fd58dd416d5-c771-4362-8fbc-7ca7b32ca29a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.5.3

George III silver tea caddy

Manufactured by:
Thomas Johnson, English, active ca. 1805 - 1820  Search this
Medium:
silver , bone , wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 × 7 × 5 in. (15.2 × 17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
tea caddies
Place made:
London, England, Europe
Date:
1805
Topic:
African American  Search this
British colonialism  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Design  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Economics  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Sugarcane  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
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/fd52f7512ca-29af-4433-8695-60e7e8bf0ded
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.22

George III silver sugar tongs

Manufactured by:
Thomas Wallis II, English, active ca. 1778 - 1809  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 × 1 1/4 × 3/4 in. (13.3 × 3.2 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
sugar tongs
Place made:
London, England
Date:
ca. 1780
Topic:
African American  Search this
British colonialism  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Design  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Economics  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Sugarcane  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.32.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
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/fd50e9dafb3-27b3-4fee-8fad-0dd396e9106c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.32.2

George III sterling silver tea pot

Manufactured by:
Daniel Pontifex, English, 1768 - 1826  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver with wood and brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 × 10 3/4 × 5 in. (16.5 × 27.3 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
teapots
Place made:
London, England
Date:
1800
Topic:
African American  Search this
British colonialism  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Design  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Economics  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Sugarcane  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.32.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
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/fd5cd018f69-8c3f-4177-98ec-4e167b2ed546
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.32.5.1
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George III sterling silver sugar bowl with interior gold wash

Manufactured by:
William Fountain, English  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver with gold wash
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 1/4 × 7 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (10.8 × 19.1 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
sugar bowls
Place made:
London, England
Date:
1807
Topic:
African American  Search this
British colonialism  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Design  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Economics  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Sugarcane  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.32.5.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
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/fd5bdda7e4d-be3d-486a-a569-cfaca3915ac5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.32.5.4

Gospel Hymns No. 2

Title:
Personal hymnal of Harriet Tubman
Composed by:
Philip Paul Bliss, American, 1838 - 1876  Search this
Ira D. Sankey, American  Search this
Owned by:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 9/16 in. (20.8 x 13.7 x 1.4 cm)
Type:
books
Date:
1876
Topic:
African American  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Prayer  Search this
Religion  Search this
Slavery  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number:
2009.50.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
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/fd5a64225cc-6a01-409e-b211-62ecc070fdbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.50.25
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A Semi-Centenary Discourse delivered in The First African Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, on the Fourth Sabbath of May, 1857: With a History of the Church from its First Organization, including a Brief Notice of Rev. John Gloucester, its First Pastor

Written by:
Rev. William T. Catto, American, 1809 - 1869  Search this
Printed by:
Joseph M. Wilson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. John Gloucester, American, 1776 - 1822  Search this
First African Presbyterian Church, American, founded 1807  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, wood, and leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 x 6 x 1/2 in. (22.9 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
books
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1857
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Literature  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Presbyterian  Search this
Religion  Search this
Slavery  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.71
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
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/fd554aa6e95-4c5c-4749-be87-9f39cf58e8e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.71
Online Media:

Pulpit from Metropolitan AME

Created by:
John J. A. Simms, American, ca. 1853 - 1930  Search this
Used by:
Metropolitan AME Church, American, founded 1838  Search this
Medium:
wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38 1/2 × 35 1/2 × 25 in. (97.8 × 90.2 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
pulpits
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1870-1890; refinished ca. 1920-1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal  Search this
Communities  Search this
Methodist  Search this
Religion  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Metropolitan AME Church and the Right Reverend William Phillips DeVeaux, Sr., Presiding Prelate, Second Episcopal District, 113th Elected and Consecrated Bishop of the AME Church
Object number:
2016.104.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Religious and Sacred Objects
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/fd50a246673-bb54-47db-a9a8-da8776052a04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.104.6
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Chair from Metropolitan AME

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Metropolitan AME Church, American, founded 1838  Search this
Medium:
wood with velvet
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56 1/4 × 28 1/4 × 27 1/4 in. (142.9 × 71.8 × 69.2 cm)
H x W x D: 56 1/2 × 29 × 29 1/2 in. (143.5 × 73.7 × 74.9 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1920-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal  Search this
Communities  Search this
Methodist  Search this
Religion  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Metropolitan AME Church and the Right Reverend William Phillips DeVeaux, Sr., Presiding Prelate, Second Episcopal District, 113th Elected and Consecrated Bishop of the AME Church
Object number:
2016.104.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Religious and Sacred Objects
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/fd5aa8352c9-3e5f-4e8d-95ba-423f06ffe206
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.104.7
Online Media:

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