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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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121.
Shirt
Shirt White men's pullover tie-dyed shirt with embroidery on collar and pocket. Origin Liberia.
122.
Spear
Spear West African spear decorated with wood-burned design, strips of leather, and raffia wrap. Can be disassembled.
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Dyed bogolan
Dyed bogolan Cloth depicting masks from three different West African peoples.
124.
Muahammad Ali action figure
Muahammad Ali action figure Plastic action figure depicting Muhammad Ali "The Champ."
125.
Harry Belafonte records
Harry Belafonte records Two 7-inch 45 rpm extended play Harry Belafonte records, entitled "Calypso."
126.
Pastels
Pastels Three untitled pastel prints by South African artist "Sipho." One print depicts women doing domestic work and the other two depict a woman holding a child.
127.
Currency
Currency Five dollar bill issued by the Farmers & Exchange Bank of Charleston and dated September 28, 1853. Bill depicts an African American tending to a wagon pulled by oxen. Engraved by Toppan, Carpenter, Kasilear & Company, Philadelphia and New York.
128.
Blacklight poster
Blacklight poster Felt blacklight posters entitled "Pantheress" and "Panther." "Pantheress" depicts an African American woman holding a rifle and handgun, wearing a necklace containing a closed fist. "Panther" depicts an African American man holding an orange rifle.
129.
Blacklight poster
Blacklight poster Detail of a blacklight poster entitled "War Queen." Full poster depicts a woman with a spear, knife, jewelry, and large earrings.
130.
Dyn-o-mite J.J. Fun Pal doll
Dyn-o-mite J.J. Fun Pal doll J.J. "Dy-no-mite Fun Pal" doll from the television show "Good Times" which aired on CBS from 1974 to 1979.
131.
Harlem Globetrotters bubblegum
Harlem Globetrotters bubblegum Bubblegum depicting images of the Harlem Globetrotters, circa 1970s.
132.
Good Times bubblegum
Good Times bubblegum Bubblegum depicting themes from the television show "Good Times" which aired on CBS from 1974 to 1979.
133.
Manilla
Manilla Manilla, a type of metal currency formerly exchanged for slaves, especially in West Africa. Originally imported from Europe then later re-cast and used as a local currency.
134.
Manilla
Manilla Manilla, a type of metal currency formerly exchanged for slaves, especially in West Africa. Originally imported from Europe then later re-cast and used as a local currency.
135.
Manillas
Manillas Two manillas, metal currency formerly exchanged for slaves, especially in West Africa. Originally imported from Europe then later re-cast and used as a local currency. These were made in Birmingham, England.
136.
Wooden blocks
Wooden blocks Two blocks of wood that are painted white on top and widest side. They are documented as having come from Harriet Beecher Stowe's house.
137.
NAACP ticket stub
NAACP ticket stub Ticket stub for the NAACP's "Great Night" event, March 6, 1952. The event cost $3.00 and took place in Madison Square Garden, New York City.
138.
"Free Huey" pin
"Free Huey" pin Yellow "Free Huey" pin depicting Huey P. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense established in Oakland, California in 1966.
139.
"Free Angela" pin
"Free Angela" pin Peach-colored "Free Angela" pin depicting Angela Davis, political activist associated with the Black Panther Party for Self Defense that was established in 1966 in Oakland, California. Pin also reads "Free all political prisoners."
140.
"Free Bobby" pin
"Free Bobby" pin Orange "Free Bobby" pin depicting Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense established in Oakland, California in 1966.