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Carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Menard

Photograph by:
William H. Leeson, American  Search this
Subject of:
John Willis Menard, American, 1838 - 1893  Search this
Swymmer and Leeson, American, 1866 - 1868  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 9/16 × 2 3/16 in. (9.1 × 5.6 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 3 15/16 × 2 3/8 in. (10 × 6.1 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1868-1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
2017.30.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
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/fd5d6cd6baf-d5e5-49b5-b55e-8b7c77435c5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30.35
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Poems on Various Subjects Religious and Moral

Written by:
Phillis Wheatley, American, 1753 - 1784  Search this
Illustrated by:
Scipio Moorhead, ca. 1750 - unknown  Search this
Published by:
Archibald Bell, British  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with leather and wood
Dimensions:
7 x 4 3/4 x 5/8 in. (17.8 x 12.1 x 1.6 cm)
Type:
poems
Place printed:
London, England, Europe
Place depicted:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1773
Topic:
African American  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Colonial period, 1600-1775  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd57a20ed82-d93b-4a37-884e-3109eedcd868
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.46
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Holy Bible

Title:
Bible documenting the family and lineage of Richard Collins
Published by:
American Bible Society, American, founded 1816  Search this
Owned by:
Richard Collins, American, 1844 - 1918  Search this
Subject of:
Kate Hunter Collins, American, died 1910  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, leather covered cardboard, and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed-without ribbon): 2 1/2 × 6 7/16 × 8 3/8 in. (6.4 × 16.4 × 21.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open-Flat): 2 × 14 1/8 × 8 3/8 in. (5.1 × 35.9 × 21.3 cm)
H x W x D (Closed-with ribbon): 2 1/2 × 722 × 11 11/16 in. (6.4 × 1833.9 × 29.7 cm)
H x W x D (Open-In Cradle): 3 1/4 × 13 1/2 × 8 3/8 in. (8.3 × 34.3 × 21.3 cm)
Type:
Bibles
Place used:
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Texas, United States, North and Central America
California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1869
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  Search this
Freemasonry  Search this
Identity  Search this
Migrations  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Richard Allen Collins-Diggs, Thanks Grandpa, Mom, Carlotta, Denise, Diane
Object number:
2014.173
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
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/fd520524b14-0cab-4286-a63c-31896cbbba15
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.173
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Stock share certificate for the Royal African Company

Issued by:
Champion Ashby, British, born 1648  Search this
Subject of:
Royal African Company, British, 1672 - 1821  Search this
Signed by:
Champion Ashby, British, born 1648  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, wax
Dimensions:
H x W (folded): 12 7/8 × 8 1/8 in. (32.7 × 20.6 cm)
H x W (sheet): 12 7/8 × 16 1/4 in. (32.7 × 41.3 cm)
Type:
stock certificates
Place made:
London, England, Europe
Place depicted:
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1691
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Finance  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Law  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 Seymour Schulich--Canada
Object number:
2017.101
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/fd58966651c-0c7b-413c-a794-1a851e5578d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.101
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Fabric piece with whitework embroidery

Owned by:
Old Slave Mart Museum, American, founded 1937  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 1/4 × 47 1/2 in. (41.3 × 120.7 cm)
Type:
textiles
whitework
Place made:
Charleston County, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1828-1850
Topic:
African American  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.17.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Textiles
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/fd528ac3d97-5316-42a6-95b1-5f3782128c36
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.17.5
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Photograph album owned by Emily Howland

Manufactured by:
James B. Smith & Co., American  Search this
Signed by:
Caroline N. Lacy, American, 1838 - 1898  Search this
Received by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
John Willis Menard, American, 1838 - 1893  Search this
Charles Sumner, American, 1811 - 1874  Search this
Lydia Maria Child, American, 1802 - 1880  Search this
William Henry Channing, American, 1810 - 1884  Search this
Wendell Phillips, American, 1811 - 1884  Search this
Freedmen's Bureau, American, 1865 - 1872  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal, and ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 6 1/4 × 5 1/4 × 2 7/8 in. (15.9 × 13.3 × 7.3 cm)
H x W (open with clasps): 6 1/4 × 11 in. (15.9 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (open without clasps): 6 1/4 × 9 in. (15.9 × 22.9 cm)
H x W x D (Storage container): 5 7/8 × 11 1/4 × 11 7/16 in. (15 × 28.5 × 29 cm)
Type:
photograph albums
Place used:
Camp Todd, Arlington County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Education  Search this
Families  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
2017.30
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
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/fd5ce0a9252-41a1-451e-8201-f95fa8aaf1d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30
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Taupe bonnet with cross-stitched brim worn by the enslaved woman Martha Barnes

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Martha Miller Barnes, American, ca. 1827 - after 1902  Search this
Medium:
cotton, linen, muslin, thread, and mother of pearl
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 12 × 14 1/2 in. (30.5 × 36.8 cm)
Type:
bonnets (hats)
Place made:
Waterproof, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850s - 1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift in loving memory of my esteemed ancestor, Martha Barnes, and my grandmother, Ella Lucas
Object number:
2017.58.1
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/fd5cb8cfa1b-9f01-4084-847f-dd8a03ff70b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.58.1
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Pine box owned by Pvt. Marquis Peterson, Co. F, 55th Mass. Vol. Inf.

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/8 × 9 7/16 × 6 1/4 in. (5.4 × 24 × 15.8 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1896
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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/fd578e50928-c017-4fe4-bad0-f0bf53325c1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.1
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Bag containing a piece of brick from Fort Sumter owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
cotton (fiber), brick
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2017.78.2a (bag)): 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 7/8 in. (14 × 8.9 × 2.2 cm)
H x W x D (2017.78.2b (brick)): 1 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 3/4 in. (4.8 × 4.1 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
blocks (shaped masses)
bags (containers)
Place collected:
Fort Sumter, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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/fd5c306dc8d-3b7c-49ee-be58-358455783354
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.2ab

Razor owned by Pvt. Marquis Peterson, Co. F, 55th Mass. Vol. Inf.

Manufactured by:
George Wostenholm and Son, British, 1823 - 1971  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
metal and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 6 1/8 × 1 × 5/16 in. (15.6 × 2.5 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (open): 9 7/16 × 1 × 5/16 in. (24 × 2.5 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
razors
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850s-1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
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/fd525822d7f-5f89-4199-abb3-b7b8128ecf7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.4
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The Elementary Spelling Book: Being An Improvement On The American Spelling Book

Written by:
Noah Webster Jr., American, 1758 - 1843  Search this
Published by:
George F. Cooledge & Brother, American, 1829 - 1863  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 × 4 1/8 × 3/8 in. (17.8 × 10.5 × 1 cm)
Type:
spelling books
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1845
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Language  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nancy Bercaw
Object number:
2017.89
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/fd5238a8d20-030b-4e23-ad4d-84e1bd8b8769
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.89

Hiring agreement for an enslaved woman named Martha in South Carolina

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Signed by:
William A. Hunton, American  Search this
John Fox, American, 1805 - 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 15/16 × 5 5/8 in. (10 × 14.3 cm)
Type:
financial records
receipts
Place used:
Lexington County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 31, 1858
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Finance  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
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/fd5d9ce66b2-ca13-4d5c-8e60-aab2fef7d7f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.5
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Carte-de-visite of Lt. Governor Oscar J. Dunn

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Lieutenant Governor Oscar J. Dunn, American, 1826 - 1871  Search this
Owned by:
Old Slave Mart Museum, American, founded 1937  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.2 × 6.4 cm)
H x W (image): 3 9/16 × 2 in. (9.1 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (mounting board): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 × 1/16 in. (35.3 × 27.8 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
portraits
Place captured:
Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1868-1871
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2018.62
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/fd59a8d81ca-606a-4323-8e89-535cafd439f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.62
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Emancipation Era dress worn by formerly enslaved woman Tempy Ruby Bryant

Attributed to:
Tempy Ruby Bryant, American, born ca. 1848  Search this
Medium:
cloth with shell or glass buttons
Dimensions:
H x W: 53 × 39 in. (134.6 × 99.1 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
Sumter County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1870-1890
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  Search this
Freedom  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, Gift of Dr. Todd E. Robinson
Object number:
2018.84
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/fd50d2f7245-d71a-490b-8127-592e1572073e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.84
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Carte-de-visite portrait of Frederick Douglass

Photograph by:
Samuel M. Fassett, Canadian, 1825 - 1910  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and sheet): 3 3/4 × 2 5/16 in. (9.6 × 5.8 cm)
H x W (Card): 4 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.8 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place printed:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1878
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Photography  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:
2019.28.25
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/fd555fd6035-443a-4004-9cf4-2ff97824041c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.28.25
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Letter containing news of Nat Turner's rebellion

Written by:
Eleanor Wayland Weaver, American, 1773 - 1855  Search this
Subject of:
Nat Turner, American, 1800 - 1831  Search this
Received by:
Theodosia Miller, American, 1799 - 1880  Search this
Jacob Frederick Miller, American, 1792 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 12 1/2 × 7 15/16 in. (31.7 × 20.1 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
Madison County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Southampton County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 6, 1832
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.28.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
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/fd5648c45d1-2e64-4f9a-8aa8-bbb0cebe378d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.28.8
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Letter to Reverend David Selden from his son David Selden

Received by:
Rev. David Selden, American, 1761 - 1825  Search this
Written by:
David Selden, American, born 1785  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (folded): 9 15/16 × 7 7/8 in. (25.2 × 20 cm)
H x W (unfolded): 9 15/16 × 15 5/8 in. (25.2 × 39.7 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Chatham, East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 5, 1808
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
American South  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Middle Passage  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
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/fd530151c56-34ac-4e30-a885-30b7b7bf0126
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.2
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Manifest for the ship Fashion listing an enslaved girl, Sally, age 14

Signed by:
John P. Torrey  Search this
S. W. Fullerton  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/4 × 13 5/8 in. (21 × 34.6 cm)
Type:
ships' manifests
Place used:
Port Pontchartrain, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 27, 1844
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Fancy Girl trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.4
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/fd5371612ed-99ea-45eb-83f8-5234ebd62b16
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.4
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Broadside calling for violence against abolitionist George Thompson

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
George Thompson, English, 1804 - 1878  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 15/16 × 12 1/16 in. (22.7 × 30.6 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place depicted:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 21, 1835
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Men  Search this
Politics  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.18.1
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
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/fd5d4141bf8-fb74-41ab-a5c0-3ca329b01414
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.18.1
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Quilted petticoat

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cotton fabric and cotton batting
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 37 × 24 × 20 in. (94 × 61 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
quilts
petticoats
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1830s-1840s; repurposed 1890s
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 Aaron and Maureen Robinson and Family
Object number:
2014.180.1
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/fd5850e4876-bcd8-4589-83b3-788a7cc85615
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.180.1

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