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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Slave auctioneer's token
Slave auctioneer's token Slave auctioneer's token, 1846. These tokens were distributed as one-cent pieces and served as advertisements for the businesses and services depicted on the coins.
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Male wooden statue
Male wooden statue Male wooden figure carrying a vessel in left hand and a dagger in right. Origin Bena Lulua people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Female wooden statue
Female wooden statue Female wooden figure carrying a vessel in each hand. Origin Bena Lulua people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Wooden mask
Wooden mask Tall wooden mask in the shape of a plunging bird with a broad tail. Probable origin is the Mossi people of Burkina Faso.
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Wooden mask
Wooden mask Wooden mask with both human and animal characteristics. Origin Guro people of Cote d'Ivoire.
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Anti-slavery token
Anti-slavery token Patriotic Civil War token with an anti-slavery message.
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Slave-made chair
Slave-made chair Chair made by slaves from Ridgley Plantation near Florence, South Carolina. The chair is made with mortise and tenon joints reinforced with square nails. The seat is of animal skin. Evidence that the legs of the chair have been shortened indicates that it was a slave's chair. Slaves were not permitted to sit higher than the master or his children.
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Julia lunchbox
Julia lunchbox Metal lunchbox and thermos depicting scenes from the television show "Julia" which aired on NBC from 1968 to 1971.
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Welcome Back, Kotter lunchbox
Welcome Back, Kotter lunchbox Metal lunchbox and thermos depicting scenes from the television show "Welcome Back, Kotter" which aired on ABC from 1975 to 1979.
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Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids lunchbox
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids lunchbox Metal lunchbox and thermos depicting scenes from the television show "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" which aired from 1972 to 1985.
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Harlem Globetrotters lunchbox
Harlem Globetrotters lunchbox Metal lunchbox depicting scenes from the television show "The Harlem Globetrotters" which aired on CBS from 1971 to 1972.
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Flip Wilson and Geraldine doll
Flip Wilson and Geraldine doll Talking doll depicting Flip Wilson on one side and Geraldine on the other. "The Flip Wilson Show" aired on NBC from 1970 to 1974.
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Talking J.J. doll
Talking J.J. doll Talking J.J. doll from the television show "Good Times" which aired on CBS from 1974 to 1979. The doll speaks nine different phrases when its string is pulled.
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Ku Klux Klan uniform
Ku Klux Klan uniform Full Ku Klux Klan uniform with hood. Uniform is white with the KKK insignia and contains a cord belt with tassles. Origin unknown.
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Currency
Currency Two dollar bill issued by the Bank of South Carolina, payable on demand at their office in Charleston.
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Andirons
Andirons One pair of cast iron andirons, each with a shaped log nest. Origin unknown.
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Border tiles
Border tiles Salt-glazed border tiles made from kiln-fired red clay, used to line walkways and gardens. Made by slave labor on a plantation near Hickory Hill, South Carolina. Four tiles exist in the collection, two of each shown here.
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Confederate greenback
Confederate greenback Five dollar Confederate greenback issued on February 17, 1864 and redeemable two years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America. Printed by Evans & Cogswell in Charleston, South Carolina and engraved by Keatinge & Ball of Columbia, South Carolina.
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Confederate greenback
Confederate greenback Ten dollar Confederate greenback issued on February 17, 1864 and redeemable two years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America. Printed by Evans & Cogswell in Charleston, South Carolina and engraved by Keatinge & Ball of Columbia, South Carolina.
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Wooden statuette
Wooden statuette Male wooden statuette holding an animal and a rifle, smoking a pipe. Origin Togo.