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I am the black woman

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 5 1/2 × 4 in. (14 × 10.2 cm)
H x W (image): 5 1/8 × 3 15/16 in. (13 × 10 cm)
H x W (sheet): 9 11/16 × 6 5/8 in. (24.6 × 16.8 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Place made:
Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57db47c98-c348-44d1-ac8a-525edf5a8031
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.1
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My reward has been bars between me and the rest of the land

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 5 3/16 × 6 in. (13.2 × 15.2 cm)
H x W (image): 4 5/8 × 5 7/8 in. (11.7 × 15 cm)
H x W (sheet): 11 1/8 × 15 in. (28.3 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c69af545-dd04-4439-a147-5cd22156aa86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.10
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I have special reservations

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 6 3/4 × 6 3/8 in. (17.1 × 16.2 cm)
H x W (image): 6 3/8 × 6 3/8 in. (16.2 × 16.2 cm)
H x W (sheet): 12 5/16 × 10 1/8 in. (31.3 × 25.7 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1946; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.11
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd555738b30-3fab-4b7f-9069-d7c4600410d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.11
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Special houses [Special reservations]

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 4 1/2 × 6 1/8 in. (11.4 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (image): 4 3/16 × 6 1/8 in. (10.7 × 15.5 cm)
H x W (sheet): 7 5/8 × 10 3/16 in. (19.4 × 25.9 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1946; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Housing  Search this
Identity  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.12
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52037911e-acb2-4350-838d-0f93b4c8e1d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.12
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And a special fear for my loved ones

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 3/16 × 5 7/8 in. (23.3 × 14.9 cm)
H x W (image): 8 3/8 × 5 7/8 in. (21.3 × 15 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 1/8 × 11 5/16 in. (38.4 × 28.7 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1946; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Identity  Search this
Lynching  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.13
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bdabf8cf-3474-4967-9450-9b707ec99f4d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.13
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My right is a future of equality with other Americans

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 3/4 × 6 1/8 in. (24.8 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (image): 9 1/4 × 6 1/8 in. (23.5 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 × 11 1/4 in. (38.1 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52d0e99cc-e693-4c94-9396-3d493827a4cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.14
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I have always worked hard in America

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 1/4 × 6 1/8 in. (23.5 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (image): 8 11/16 × 5 7/8 in. (22 × 15 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 × 11 1/4 in. (38.1 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Place made:
Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Identity  Search this
Labor  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53785af44-461e-412f-84e2-e013b6ee2cc5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.2
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...in the fields

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 3/4 × 6 1/16 in. (24.8 × 15.4 cm)
H x W (image ): 8 15/16 × 6 1/16 in. (22.7 × 15.4 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 1/8 × 11 1/4 in. (38.4 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Place made:
Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Labor  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5048fea9a-4257-4729-84a5-5f9392b7805d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.3
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In other folks' homes

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 7 × 2 5/16 in. (17.8 × 5.9 cm)
H x W (image): 6 3/8 × 2 1/16 in. (16.2 × 5.3 cm)
H x W (sheet): 11 1/4 × 7 1/2 in. (28.6 × 19.1 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Place made:
Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Identity  Search this
Labor  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e66316b2-f2ce-461e-a417-2a02f60a34c5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.4
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I have given the world my songs

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 8 1/8 × 5 1/16 in. (20.6 × 12.8 cm)
H x W (image): 7 1/2 × 5 1/16 in. (19 × 12.8 cm)
H x W (sheet): 13 1/2 × 9 9/16 in. (34.3 × 24.3 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Place made:
Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f777a65c-247a-48ac-871f-9ba54db51b24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.5
Online Media:

In Sojourner Truth I fought for the rights of women as well as blacks

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Sojourner Truth, American, 1797 - 1883  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 5/8 × 5 7/8 in. (24.4 × 15 cm)
H x W (image): 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 15 cm)
H x W (sheet): 14 1/8 × 11 1/4 in. (35.9 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Place made:
Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Identity  Search this
Preaching  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Spirituality  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5163d6ccc-324f-4e1e-ab08-dbb3e37ad428
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.6
Online Media:

In Harriet Tubman I helped hundreds to freedom

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 3/4 × 7 1/16 in. (24.8 × 18 cm)
H x W (image): 9 1/16 × 7 1/16 in. (23 × 18 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 1/8 × 11 1/4 in. (38.4 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5281093bc-b1fe-457f-82a6-fae6bdafbd82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.7
Online Media:

In Phillis Wheatley I proved intellectual equality in the midst of slavery

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Phillis Wheatley, American, 1753 - 1784  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 3/4 × 7 1/8 in. (24.8 × 18.1 cm)
H x W (image): 9 1/8 × 6 1/8 in. (23.2 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 × 11 1/4 in. (38.1 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1946; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Literature  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51aaf922b-6ac1-496b-8fe8-fbeabe21e23b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.8
Online Media:

My role has been important in the struggle to organize the unorganized

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 6 5/8 × 9 in. (16.8 × 22.9 cm)
H x W (image): 6 1/16 × 9 1/16 in. (15.4 × 23 cm)
H x W (sheet): 11 1/4 × 15 1/16 in. (28.6 × 38.3 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56dbb6edf-bb4e-4f67-a498-3b439add2f1d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.9
Online Media:

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