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Cartoonist drawing representing an African American family at the World's Columbian Exposition. The caption under reads, “Eswell Johnson, stop shakin’ Han’s wid dat Heathen! You want De Hull Fair ter t’ink you’s found a Poo’ Relation?” The faces involved are not human, but monkey. It captures the racism of the time. In Harper's Weekly, issue unknown, page 797 and 798. Also includes articles "Firing sea-coast guns at unseen targets" and "By advertisement."

Subjects

World's Columbian Exposition Families, Black Racism in art African Americans Blacks African Americans -- Collectibles Harper's weekly Racial bias Black family Black Americana Chicago (Ill.) 1893

Date Created

1893

Identifier

DP0015450

Extent

2 pages

Side of Image

Front of Image

Location

John C. Hitt Library

Department

Special Collections & University Archives

Type

image

Collection

Carol Mundy Images

Comments

Is Part Of: African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010. UCF Special Collections Manuscripts - 5th Floor -- CFM2009_02
The Carol Mundy Collection Finding Aid

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This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816, (407) 823-2576.

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