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NOEL

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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...

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

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Greetings

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Description: Holiday card showing an African American Santa Claus. He is wearing the traditional red suit, mittens and hat with white fur trim. He is carrying a sack ov...

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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...

Date: 1963 

Description: "Martin Luther King .... at Communist Training School," a broadside received by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, while civil rights legislation was bei...

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...

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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: 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...

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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: 1884-06-03 

Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...

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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...

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Description: An engraving of a young Frederick Douglass.

Date: 1972 

Description: Holiday card with three children of different races, Asian American, Caucasian and African American, sleeping in three beds. Each has a stocking pinned to...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing the Civil Rights March on Selma, Alabama, in 1965. The Christmas star shines overhead and has glitter on it. The card has a red border...

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Description: Page 2 of a leaflet entitled "The Little Rock Story," apparently intended by its publisher, American Nationalist, to persuade NAACP sympathizers in Little...

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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...

Date: 1972 

Description: Holiday card with three African Americans, two men and a baby. Inside of a black and white border, on a black background, the people appear in the lower le...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

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