Guide to the Archives Center Ethnic Imagery Collection
NMAH.AC.1138

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1138
Dates:
1889 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Advertising, postcards, trade cards, and stereographs, depicting African Americans in stereotypical or demeaning ways.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Processing Information note
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
Finding aid prepared by NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collected from various donors and vendors by the Division of Music, Sports and Entertainment (now the Division of Culture and the Arts). Donors include Richard E. Ahlborn and Alice M. Miles; vendors include Tom's Hoard House.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Archives Center Ethnic Imagery Collection, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Fees for commercial reproduction.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center in 2008.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Culture and the Arts, Division of (NMAH, SI). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tom's Hoard House. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertising Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertising cards Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnic imagery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethnic relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Race discrimination Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stereographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in advertising Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade cards Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu