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Cartoons and stereotypes

Title
Cartoons and stereotypes [graphic].
Publication
[188-?]-[19--]
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box 1Still imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Photo Cartoons and stereotypes box 1Schomburg Center - Photographs & Prints
box 2Still imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Photo Cartoons and stereotypes box 2Schomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

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Additional Authors
Newell, Peter, 1862-1924
Description
  • 78 items (.8 cubic ft., 2 boxes); 35 x 28 cm. and smaller.
  • 2 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ;
  • 33 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ;
  • 5 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ;
  • 2 photographic postcards : col. ;
  • 35 photomechanical prints : halftone, b&w, col. ;
  • 1scrapbook ;
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Ethnic stereotypes – 1880-1969.
  • Cartoons (Commentary) – 1880-1959.
  • Political cartoons – 1880-1959.
  • Editorial cartoons – 1880-1959.
  • Gelatin silver prints – 1880-1969.
  • Photomechanical prints – 1870-1969.
  • Scrapbooks – 1880-1929.
  • Illustrations – 1880-1959.
  • Sheet music covers – 1880-1990 – Reproductions.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Some items bear printed captions on recto. Some photographs bear handwritten captions on verso. Some items are photographic reproductions of newspaper and magazine illustrations. Some photographs are reproductions of drawings; a few items are duplicates.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Some items may be under copyright; permission of the copyright holder is required for duplication.
Call Number
Sc Photo Cartoons and Stereotypes
Title
Cartoons and stereotypes [graphic].
Imprint
[188-?]-[19--]
Summary
Cartoons and Stereotypes consists of caricatures and stereotyped images of African Americans from the 1830s to the 1960s. Similar images can be found in Entertainers, the Helen Armstead-Johnson Photograph Collection, and in the Stereograph collection.
The collection consists of half-tone prints and photographic reproductions of sheet music covers and prints. Subjects depicted include Blackface minstrelsy, political satire, and racist portrayals of African Americans in various domestic and social situations. Also included are political and editorial cartoons relating to such issues as black labor, Jim Crow, and racial violence.
Three-fourths of the collection consists of a 146-page unbound scrapbook of cartoons (1880s-early 1900s) clipped from various newspapers and magazines including Harper's Bazaar, Godey's Magazine, and the Baltimore American, accompanied by captions written in black dialect. The majority of the cartoons are by Peter Newell, however, also included is work by C. M. Coolidge, D. K. Este, E. W. Kemble, F. T. Richards, W. L. Sheppard, and L. H. Stephens.
Terms Of Use
Some items may be under copyright; permission of the copyright holder is required for duplication.
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Added Author
Newell, Peter, 1862-1924, cartoonist.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Cartoons and Stereotypes
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