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Up From Slavery, An Autobiography

Written by:
Booker T. Washington, American, 1856 - 1915  Search this
Published by:
Doubleday & Company Inc., American, founded 1897  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 8 1/8 × 5 3/4 × 1 3/8 in. (20.6 × 14.6 × 3.5 cm)
H x W x D (open): 2 3/4 × 11 1/8 × 8 1/8 in. (7 × 28.3 × 20.6 cm)
Type:
autobiographies
books
narratives
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1901
Topic:
African American  Search this
Literature  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles A. Beyah
Object number:
2014.77.73
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:
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/fd58f4c4bf8-cbe4-4f6c-a409-20dac680b0c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.77.73
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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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Broadside offering reward for the capture of the enslaved man Richard Low

Issued by:
James B. Belt, American  Search this
Subject of:
Richard Low, American, born ca.1825  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, wood, glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Unframed): 9 9/16 × 12 in. (24.3 × 30.5 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place used:
Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 19, 1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Law  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Self-liberation  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:
2011.155.293
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55b792882-d5b5-4d46-bec9-172c5c897486
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.155.293

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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Marriage license and certificate for James Trumbo and Catherine Williams

Issued by:
Commonweath of Kentucky, American, founded 1792  Search this
Printed by:
John P. Morton & Co., Printers, American, 1826 - 1943  Search this
Subject of:
James Trumbo, American  Search this
Catharine Williams, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (26.7 x 21 cm)
Type:
marriage certificates
marriage licenses
Place used:
Gallatin County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 6, 1866
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  Search this
Law  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.9.1
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58dddbd90-8101-4631-929d-502567deb84f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.9.1
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Lithographic print of Hiram Revels

Published by:
Frank Leslie's Illustrirte Zeitung, American, 1857 - 1894  Search this
Edited by:
Frank Leslie, American, 1821 - 1880  Search this
Subject of:
Hiram Rhodes Revels, American, 1827 - 1901  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 15/16 × 7 7/16 in. (20.2 × 18.9 cm)
Type:
prints
portraits
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  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, Gift of Joele and Fred Michaud
Object number:
2013.239.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
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/fd5085ef869-f27e-4bd6-a64a-ff219b7db2ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.239.14

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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The North Star, Vol. I No. 37

Created by:
The North Star, American, 1847 - 1859  Search this
Edited by:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Martin Robison Delany, American, 1812 - 1885  Search this
Published by:
John Dick, British  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W (folded): 13 3/16 × 18 1/2 in. (33.5 × 47 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 8, 1848
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Social reform  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:
2014.151.3
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-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Colonization movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55eac1532-e202-4371-9070-7e1b33a478a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.151.3
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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

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
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
Online Media:

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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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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Ambrotype of a white baby being held by a man

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver nitrate on glass photographic plates with metal and textile materials
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/2 x 2 in. (6.4 x 5.1 cm)
Type:
ambrotypes
portraits
Date:
1855-1860
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:
2008.9.3
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/fd571258ee7-f117-4ef4-a276-78e51e3858e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.9.3
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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
See more items in:
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 Fox captained by Robert Mitchell

Written by:
Captain Robert Mitchell  Search this
Subject of:
William Davenport, English, 1725 - 1797  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, bast thread
Dimensions:
Closed: 12 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 11/16 in. (31.8 × 21.6 × 1.7 cm)
Open: 12 1/2 × 16 5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (31.8 × 41.4 × 4.4 cm)
Type:
account books
Place used:
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, Europe
Place depicted:
Haiti, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Barbados, Caribbean, North and Central America
Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
County Cork, Ireland, Europe
Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa
Date:
1774-1775
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Finance  Search this
Health  Search this
Labor  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Middle Passage  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
Object number:
2012.5.1
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58740e938-c1d4-4213-92aa-f6a409ca2d08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.5.1

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
See more items in:
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

Letter of marriage consent to Florian Cox from John A. Cox

Written by:
John A. Cox, American  Search this
Received by:
Florian Cox, American  Search this
Subject of:
James Trumbo, American  Search this
Catharine Williams, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 x 5 in. (20.3 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Gallatin County, Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 6, 1866
Topic:
African American  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.9.2
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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bdf718d3-19cf-41f4-b4a2-a8b744ce5196
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.9.2
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