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Poetry from Etheridge Knight in Prison (Item)

After serving in the United States army, Knight returned with a shrapnel wound that led him to a drug addiction. In 1960, he was arrested for robbery and served eight years in prison in Indiana. He began writing poetry in prison and recieved visits…

…from prominent African-American literary figures, such as Dudley Randall and Gwendolyn Brooks. There are two collections of poetry from his extended stay at a federal prison and this poetry contirbuted to the Black Arts movement. Knight's This movement…


Mother Doll With Baby (Item)

From Collection: BPCL Edith Christine Hook & Chris Seidman Doll Collection
Handmade doll made from dark brown nylon stuffed with unknown material. Hand-stitched eyes, eyebrows, and mouth with black thread. Multicolored, floral-patterned spandex cloth headwrap, white spandex dress with small purple, tan, dark brown, and…

…Handmade doll made from dark brown nylon stuffed with unknown material. Hand-stitched eyes, eyebrows, and mouth with black thread. Multicolored, floral-patterned spandex cloth headwrap, white spandex dress with small purple, tan, dark brown…


Polish Sawdust Doll (Item)

From Collection: BPCL Edith Christine Hook & Chris Seidman Doll Collection
The composite doll head is topped with a black full brimmed hat with white and brown twine around the bill and white yarn hair. The doll has painted blue eyes and a red open painted mouth. The doll has a sawdust filled cloth body and legs. The hands…

…The composite doll head is topped with a black full brimmed hat with white and brown twine around the bill and white yarn hair. The doll has painted blue eyes and a red open painted mouth. The doll has a sawdust filled cloth body and legs. The hands…


Poupee Cadette (Item)

From Collection: BPCL Edith Christine Hook & Chris Seidman Doll Collection
A plump lady with a brown and red dress that can be made from different types of cloths. A hat type of veil that covers half of her head. Rose red cheeks on each of the face. A crucifix that hangs from her neck resembling a religious outlook. Face is…

…is painted, blue eyes painted, and mouth is closed. Arms have some movement, legs moved. Necklace black dread crucifix tacked into the body. Machine sewed, brick brack. maroon apron, skin pin to place, glued blouse pin to place. Plastic or Composition doll…


Hungarian Folk Doll (Item)

From Collection: BPCL Edith Christine Hook & Chris Seidman Doll Collection
White cloth body doll with composition head, the face appears to be paper-mache and glued on a plastic head. Face is yellow and painted with black brows and lashes with blue eyes, red blush, and a red closed mouth. Blonde plastic hair in two braids…

…White cloth body doll with composition head, the face appears to be paper-mache and glued on a plastic head. Face is yellow and painted with black brows and lashes with blue eyes, red blush, and a red closed mouth. Blonde plastic hair in two braids…


Mary Church Terrell (Item)

Born in 1863, she was one of the first African American women to earn a college degree. Throughout her life, she served her community through leadership positions and activism. Terrell grew close to Fredrick Douglas after she met him, and Booker T.…

…the National Association of College Women. She was the Principle of a Washington DC school, and through her achievements she was appointed to the District of Columbia Board of Education, and was the first black women to hold such a position. In 1909, Terrell…


Batman bubblebath container (group 6) (Item)

That Batman remains the most popular and highly successful fictional superhero is not in doubt. The story about Batman is intriguing as it’s purely nostalgic. Batman first appeared in American comic books published by DC comics in 1939. Bob Keane and…

…it’s time for us to accept the black cape, the black symbol, the bat symbol as our symbols for what a superhero is. It’s time to accept Batman as not just the savior of Gotham, but of the world. Description by Ali Alhamadah…


Cosby Show (Item)

The hit series, The Cosby Show, was based on the lives of an African American middle-class family in the city of New York. Cliff and his wife Clair Huxtable had 4 kids, three daughters and one son. This represents the daily lives of a typical African…

…issues and various events that went on back then are still prevalent today. The representation of African American families in the show was indeed accurate. The series will continue to be a part of black TV history.…


"The Negro Woman," introduction (Group 1) (Item)

We chose this artifact with the topic being Political Activism throughout the 1950s. Mary McLeod Bethune is not only one of the many important faces of black female activists, but she is also a dedicated and passionate person when it comes to her…

…We chose this artifact with the topic being Political Activism throughout the 1950s. Mary McLeod Bethune is not only one of the many important faces of black female activists, but she is also a dedicated and passionate person when it comes to her…


Your Negro Neighbor (Item)

Chapter 3: The Negro as an Industrial Factor I do not believe that this chapter about African-Americans potential impact on industry had a positive impact on assimilation. Although it is set out to discuss how Black Americans could have an impact,…

…Chapter 3: The Negro as an Industrial Factor I do not believe that this chapter about African-Americans potential impact on industry had a positive impact on assimilation. Although it is set out to discuss how Black Americans could have an impact…


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