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Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man runs towards and mocks Jefferson Davis, who stands with his head and wrists locked in stocks. Caption below reads, "Ha! Ha!...

Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Holiday card of an African American child standing next to a snowman. The child is wearing a jacket, snow pants, boots, stocking cap and earmuffs. The snow...

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Description: "It Almost Broke Her Up," One of a series of satiric trade cards issues by the Arbuckle's Aroisa Coffe Co. This incident is borrowed from "Texas Siftings,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

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Description: Letterhead of the Pennsylvania Coal & Supply Company, with the company trademark: the initials "P" and "C" printed in red ink, and a head and shoulders ima...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1981 ca.

Description: Holiday card with the Christ child in a manger surrounded by four praying children, each of a different race, Native American, African American, Caucasian...

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Description: Buffet luncheon and drinks menu for the CMSP&P railway, with a waiter ready to serve a table of three men sitting at a table in the lounge car with drinks...

Date: 1978 

Description: Holiday card showing four African Americans, two men and two women, sliding down a hill on a sled. More snow-covered hills are visible in the background. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...

Date: 1959-10-29 

Description: Flyer for a rally "The Right To Vote. The Fight To Vote" sponsored by the Federation of Negro Civil Service Organizations, Inc. Speakers include Jackie Ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over an image of three dimensional letters that read: "NOEL". The letters are slanting from u...

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Description: A cartoon depicting an African American family hovering beneath a Ku Klux Klansman (KKK) and a white supremacist in the Reconstruction South. There is a sk...

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Description: Cartoon of Jim Crow in the U.S. zone of postwar Germany, with a soldier goose stepping in the foreground, and Hitler and Stalin in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving of a young Frederick Douglass.

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Description: An advertising card for the National Freedmen's Savings & Trust Company, Norfolk, Virgina branch.

Date: 1879-11-01 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by bulls. The capt...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

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