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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written By Herself

Written by:
Harriet Ann Jacobs, American, 1813 - 1897  Search this
Edited by:
Lydia Maria Child, American, 1802 - 1880  Search this
Published by:
Lydia Maria Child, American, 1802 - 1880  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper; cardboard and leather
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 in. (19.7 × 14 cm)
H x W (Open): 10 1/4 × 5 1/2 in. (26 × 14 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1861
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Children  Search this
Families  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Women  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51b134135-79f6-45b5-af3e-a2dd56a31801
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.6

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
Communities  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  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 Bi
Object number:
2016.104.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/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
Communities  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  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 Bi
Object number:
2016.104.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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
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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: 55 1/4 × 21 1/2 × 18 in. (140.3 × 54.6 × 45.7 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1920 - 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  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 Bi
Object number:
2016.104.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd55fb96694-480d-4581-b104-ffb07b2423a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.104.8
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Bust of Free Frank McWorter

Created by:
Shirley McWorter-Moss, American  Search this
Subject of:
Free Frank McWorter, American, 1777 - 1854  Search this
Commissioned by:
Thelma E. McWorter Kirkpatrick Wheaton, American, born 1908  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (with base): 28 1/2 × 16 × 11 in. (72.4 × 40.6 × 27.9 cm)
H x W x D (without base): 24 9/16 × 16 × 11 in. (62.4 × 40.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type:
sculpture
Place depicted:
New Philadelphia, Pike County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1996
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Shirley McWorter-Moss, sculptor in memory of Frank McWorter
Object number:
2016.144
Restrictions & Rights:
© Shirley McWorter Moss
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5af2d7d39-5ed3-4123-a0d7-ee5c3bbee873
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.144
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Missouri Democratic Ticket for the United States Presidential Election of 1868

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Horatio Seymour, American, 1810 - 1886  Search this
Francis Preston Blair Jr., American, 1821 - 1875  Search this
John S. Phelps, American, 1814 - 1886  Search this
Charles B. McAfee, American, 1829 - 1916  Search this
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 7/16 × 3 7/16 in. (21.5 × 8.8 cm)
Type:
ballots
Place used:
Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1868
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
American West  Search this
Law  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race discrimination  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:
2016.149.1
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-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ae2a1577-3dfd-42c8-9578-dc97b1f20364
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.149.1
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Hickory nut doll made by formerly enslaved man, Obadiah Beverly

Created by:
Obadiah Beverly, American  Search this
Medium:
hickory nut with wood, cloth, lace and thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 × 6 × 2 in. (16.5 × 15.2 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
dolls
Place made:
Saltville, Smyth County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1876
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of P. Douglas Groseclose in memory of Virginia Dare Vawter Groseclose
Object number:
2016.57
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Toys and Games
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d9b57b0f-59ce-4c5d-895f-8178d28f4b0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.57
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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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Grand Army of the Republic medal owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
bronze, ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 × 1 7/8 × 1/4 in. (10.2 × 4.8 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
medals
badges
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1866-1896
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:
2017.78.10
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5535d6d51-3eb0-4140-bd9a-a46a3f09d199
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.10
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Carte-de-visite of Marquis Peterson

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 15/16 × 2 1/2 × 1/16 in. (10 × 6.4 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
Place depicted:
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:
2017.78.11
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54de418db-a895-4100-8826-25c66cd6fd41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.11
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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

The Believer’s Pocket Companion

Written by:
William Mason, British, 1719 - 1791  Search this
Published by:
American Baptist Publication Society, American, founded 1824  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Frankie Davis, American  Search this
Signed by:
David E. Davis, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2017.78.3a (closed)): 6 × 4 × 5/8 in. (15.2 × 10.2 × 1.6 cm)
H x W (2017.78.3b): 1 15/16 × 3 9/16 in. (5 × 9 cm)
Type:
cards
hardcover books
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  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:
2017.78.3.1-.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
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd516564652-a4c8-423d-bd6f-4ab54ac036cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.3.1-.2

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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Trade token for the Sanitary Dairy of Barnesville, OH owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Distributed by:
Sanitary Dairy, American  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/8 × 1 1/4 × 1/16 in. (2.2 × 3.2 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
tokens
Place used:
Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  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:
2017.78.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c35b5deb-5d7b-4fd7-8e79-f3840f855286
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.5
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“55 M.V.I. A Volunteer for Freedom" medal owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
metal, ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 × 2 1/16 × 3/8 in. (13.3 × 5.2 × 1 cm)
Type:
medals
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1865-1896
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:
2017.78.6
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d6a16ea3-f0f2-4dcb-b216-01fb004d1892
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.6
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Pinback button for the Grand Army of the Republic owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Whitehead & Hoag Company, American, 1892 - 1965  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Grand Army of the Republic, American, 1866 - 1956  Search this
Medium:
celluloid, metal, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 13/16 × 1 3/4 × 1/4 in. (4.6 × 4.4 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Cultural Place:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1894
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:
2017.78.7
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b4850159-7125-4744-82b8-108cbbfb7702
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.7
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Grand Army of the Republic pendant owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Grand Army of the Republic, American, 1866 - 1956  Search this
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13 3/4 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (34.9 × 3.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
chains
pendants (jewelry)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1892-1896
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:
2017.78.8
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59029ab99-0164-4c74-8a98-40cd18dc98f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.8
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GAR 1890 Boston National Encampment medallion owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 1/8 in. (3.5 × 3.5 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
medallions (medals)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890
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:
2017.78.9
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd500cf376e-53e9-499d-b29a-987723c27d80
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.9
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Danish Free Black Citizenship Commemorative Medal

Designed by:
Frederik Christopher Krohn, Danish, 1806 - 1883  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick VI, Danish-Norwegian, 1768 - 1839  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 7/16 × 2 7/16 × 1/4 in. (6.2 × 6.2 × 0.7 cm)
Type:
medals
Place used:
Virgin Islands of the United States, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Denmark, Europe
Date:
April 18, 1834
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Dutch colonialism  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David K. Hayes
Object number:
2018.112.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd547804e40-ffca-4a82-972c-723145ca2af8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.112.1
Online Media:

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