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Pocketwatch inscribed to William Lloyd Garrison from George Thompson

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Commissioned by:
George Thompson, English, 1804 - 1878  Search this
Subject of:
The Liberator, American, 1831 - 1865  Search this
Owned by:
George Thompson Garrison, American, 1836 - 1904  Search this
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Medium:
gold, metal, glass, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 11/16 × 1 7/8 × 9/16 in. (6.8 × 4.8 × 1.4 cm)
Type:
pocket watches
Place made:
London, England, Europe
Place depicted:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Garrison Family in memory of George Thompson Garrison
Object number:
2014.115.6.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
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/fd5e0215bd0-3401-45dd-a961-97d312b03270
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.115.6.1
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Opera glasses and case owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Lemaire, French, 1846 - 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
glasses:metal, plastic, glass, mother of pearl;
case: leather, silk, metal, paper, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (case): 2 3/4 × 4 5/8 × 2 in. (7 × 11.7 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (glasses): 2 1/4 × 4 × 1 1/2 in. (5.7 × 10.2 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
opera glasses
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
late 19th-mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.16ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
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/fd59b5093de-622e-41b1-be29-adec38c8ffc1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.16ab
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Gold pencil and case owned by the Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
gold, leather, metal, lining
Dimensions:
H x W x D (pencil): 2 1/2 × 5/16 × 5/16 in. (6.4 × 0.8 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (case, closed): 3/4 × 2 9/16 × 13/16 in. (1.9 × 6.5 × 2.1 cm)
Type:
mechanical pencils
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.54ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Archival Collections
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
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/fd5c52ad9cf-6bd8-40a4-874f-6fef22dd7c40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.54ab
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Samsonite hat box suitcase from Mae's Millinery Shop

Manufactured by:
Samsonite, American, founded 1910  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
plastic, metal, synthetic fiber, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17 1/2 × 18 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (44.5 × 46.4 × 18.4 cm)
Type:
luggage
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Hamilton, Bermuda, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Travel  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number:
2016.48.43
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cf9797a8-4a17-465a-942b-42c509bcfd26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.43
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Green circular hatbox with lid from Mae's Millinery Shop

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mae Reeves, American, 1912 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Mae's Millinery Shop, American, 1941 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
pasteboard, paint, cotton, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (ab): 7 × 12 9/16 × 12 9/16 in. (17.8 × 31.9 × 31.9 cm)
H x W x D (a): 6 11/16 × 12 3/8 × 12 3/8 in. (17 × 31.4 × 31.4 cm)
H x W x D (b): 1 11/16 × 12 5/8 × 12 5/8 in. (4.3 × 32.1 × 32.1 cm)
Type:
hatboxes
Place collected:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donna Limerick
Object number:
2016.48.96ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mae's Millinery Shop Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Exhibition:
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50aaf9949-b1dc-489b-9cae-214d0f614531
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.48.96ab

Box for Kennebec Spruce Gum

Created by:
Kennebec Spruce Gum, American, c. 1900 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11/16 × 2 9/16 × 1 in. (1.7 × 6.5 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
packaging
Place made:
Five Islands, Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1900-1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Laird
Object number:
2017.111.14
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
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/fd55d01a892-184c-40b0-b5bc-0f2e30b93ce3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.111.14
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Stereoscope

Created by:
A. Mattey, French, founded 1872  Search this
Medium:
metal and glass on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 1/16 × 6 7/8 × 4 1/2 in. (10.3 × 17.5 × 11.4 cm)
Type:
stereoscopic cameras
Place made:
Paris, France, Europe
Date:
1905-1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Laird
Object number:
2017.111.16
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
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/fd5cd643bc5-e071-49f7-b610-da88ec7e3a56
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.111.16
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Pocket watch likely carried by Matthew Henson in 1908-1909 Arctic expedition

Manufactured by:
American Watch Company, American, 1850 - 1957  Search this
Used by:
Matthew A. Henson, American, 1866 - 1955  Search this
Subject of:
Matthew A. Henson, American, 1866 - 1955  Search this
Robert E. Peary, American, 1856 - 1920  Search this
Medium:
nickel , metal and glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 3/4 in. (8.3 × 5.7 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
pocket watches
Place used:
North Pole, Arctic
Greenland, Cape Morris Jessup, North and Central America
Place made:
Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1888-1889; inscribed 1908 or 1909
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Nature  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
United States--History--1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.31
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51a84fae9-5904-4016-9333-4959ae6961ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.31
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Slate notebook used by Bishop Benjamin Tanner

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Benjamin Tucker Tanner, American, 1835 - 1923  Search this
Subject of:
African Methodist Episcopal Church, American, founded 1816  Search this
Medium:
wood, slate, and paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 6 9/16 x 4 3/8 x 7/8 in. (16.7 x 11.1 x 2.2 cm)
H x W (Open): 6 9/16 x 8 5/8 x 3/4 in. (16.7 x 21.9 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
notebooks
Date:
1898
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of the Bishop Frederick and Mrs. Artishia Jordan Scholarship Fund
Object number:
2013.56.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e3719764-e370-46c5-afe0-19af500afc08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.56.2
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Afro hair comb with black fist design

Manufactured by:
Eden Enterprise, Inc., American, founded 2002  Search this
Medium:
plastic and metal
Dimensions:
6 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 7/16 in. (17.1 × 7 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
combs (grooming tools)
Date:
2002-2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Hair  Search this
Identity  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine Nichols
Object number:
2014.125.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5725ab3d7-ff37-4051-ae0e-319c083ea67c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.125.1
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Wood hair comb from Ghana

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mattye Marie Reed, American, 1918 - 2003  Search this
Dr. William E. Reed, American, 1914 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 3/4 × 2 5/8 × 3/16 in. (12.1 × 6.7 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
combs (grooming tools)
Place made:
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Hair  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of William & Mattye Reed
Object number:
2014.182.99
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5913eac7f-0420-47cd-9999-1a69bf0835cb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.182.99
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Bag for a travel hair care kit used by Anna Mae Queen Holmes

Manufactured by:
Best Products Co., Inc., American, 1957 - 1997  Search this
Owned by:
Anna Mae Queen Holmes, American, 1926 - 2013  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, plastic, metal, foam, rubber, elastic, and Velcro (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 17 1/2 × 10 in. (27.9 × 44.5 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hair  Search this
Travel  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cheryl Dozier Payne in memory of Anna Mae Queen Holmes, Educator & Historian
Object number:
2014.224.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fc37227d-1ebc-4eee-a5fc-bdf3cc218d9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.224.4
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Hot comb from a travel hair care kit used by Anna Mae Queen Holmes

Manufactured by:
Reck-Junior, founded 1950  Search this
Owned by:
Anna Mae Queen Holmes, American, 1926 - 2013  Search this
Medium:
brass and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 × 1 1/2 × 11/16 in. (22.9 × 3.8 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
combs (grooming tools)
Place made:
Germany, Europe
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hair  Search this
Travel  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cheryl Dozier Payne in memory of Anna Mae Queen Holmes, Educator & Historian
Object number:
2014.224.4.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aa0b71a8-8162-47e5-8717-a8289eb92167
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.224.4.4

Marcel-curler from a travel hair care kit used by Anna Mae Queen Holmes

Manufactured by:
Reck-Junior, founded 1950  Search this
Owned by:
Anna Mae Queen Holmes, American, 1926 - 2013  Search this
Medium:
steel, Bakelite (TM) and brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 10 13/16 × 1 5/8 × 13/16 in. (27.5 × 4.1 × 2.1 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 10 5/16 × 4 7/16 × 13/16 in. (26.2 × 11.3 × 2.1 cm)
Barrel Diameter: 5/8 in.
Type:
curling irons
Place made:
Germany, Europe
Place collected:
Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hair  Search this
Travel  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cheryl Dozier Payne in memory of Anna Mae Queen Holmes, Educator & Historian
Object number:
2014.224.4.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5477238b4-57fa-42bf-a9b0-85a1f8af1bb0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.224.4.6
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Freedom papers and handmade tin carrying box belonging to Joseph Trammell

Issued by:
Loudoun County Court, American, founded 1757  Search this
Created by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Used by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Medium:
Papers: ink on paper
Box: tin
Type:
boxes (containers)
free papers
Place made:
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Law  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine E. Thompson, in memory of Joseph Trammell, on behalf of his direct descendants
Object number:
2014.25
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55e364c70-d372-4c4a-9cb6-2ca96b596625
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.25

Tin box handmade and carried by Joseph Trammell to hold freedom papers

Created by:
Joseph Trammell, American, 1831 - 1859  Search this
Medium:
tin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 3 3/8 × 11/16 in. (12.7 × 8.6 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place used:
Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1852
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elaine E. Thompson, in memory of Joseph Trammell, on behalf of his direct descendants
Object number:
2014.25.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
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/fd5421a1c73-151c-410d-be81-e0ce56ead83a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.25.2
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Glasses of Henry W. Dennis with eyeglass case

Owned by:
Henry W. Dennis, American, 1815 - 1882  Search this
Subject of:
Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, American, founded 2001  Search this
Medium:
metal, crown glass, cloth, and rubber
Dimensions:
H x W (glasses): 2 1/8 × 4 5/8 × 5/8 in. (5.4 × 11.7 × 1.6 cm)
H x W (case): 2 3/8 × 5 1/8 × 3/4 in. (6 × 13 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
eyeglasses
eyeglass cases
Date:
mid-19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Families  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis, in honor of the Dennis Family
Object number:
2014.273.27ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5de50d59a-cefe-4583-b9d0-18c1234428ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.273.27ab
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Package of Maxi Light Beauty Soap

Manufactured by:
Nouvelle Parfumerie Gandour, Ivorian, founded 1965  Search this
Medium:
soap (brick) and plastic;
ink on cardboard;
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2014.284.1a Soap and wrapper): 4 × 3 9/16 × 1 11/16 in. (10.2 × 9 × 4.3 cm)
H x W x D (2014.284.1b Box): 3 1/4 × 3 5/16 × 1 5/8 in. (8.3 × 8.4 × 4.1 cm)
L x W (2014.284.1c Advertising insert): 8 1/16 × 3 9/16 in. (20.5 × 9 cm)
Type:
cosmetics
Place made:
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, Africa
Date:
2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Colorism  Search this
Multilingual communication  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.284.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b689f541-23f1-4b8d-aa57-bdd4d02055f1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.284.1abc

Package of African Formula Skin Lightening Cream

Distributed by:
International Beauty Exchange, Inc., American, founded 1992  Search this
Medium:
ink on metal with plastic;
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2014.284.2ab): 6 1/8 × 1 9/16 × 1 in. (15.6 × 4 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (2014.284.2c): 1 7/16 × 6 13/16 × 1 3/16 in. (3.7 × 17.3 × 3 cm)
Type:
cosmetics
Place made:
Europe
Date:
2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Colorism  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.284.2abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd524cebce3-f256-4d4f-9d6b-12aff6443b4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.284.2abc

Dodo Body Lightening soap and packaging

Manufactured by:
Dodo Cosmetics, Togolese Republic  Search this
Medium:
soap (organic material) , ink on cardboard with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (soap): 2 3/8 × 3 5/16 × 1 1/2 in. (6 × 8.4 × 3.8 cm)
H x W x D (packaging): 2 5/8 × 3 13/16 × 1 5/8 in. (6.7 × 9.7 × 4.1 cm)
Type:
cosmetics
Place made:
Lome, Togo, West Africa, Africa
Date:
2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.285.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54213bb54-0926-40c9-8437-389d0ad02f79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.285.1ab

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