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Accession number A2003.052
Collection Jeni Reeves Small Collection
Title Frederick Douglass Illustrations
Catalog Number A2003.052
Object Name Drawing
Credit line Collection of the AAMI - Gift of Jeni Reeves
Physical characteristics 10.25inches wide, 14.25inches tall, and 0.75inches deep.
Dates of Creation 2000 and undated
Access Conditions Open for research
Copyrights no known restrictions
Scope & Content In this collection are the Illustrations of Frederick Douglass that Jeni Reeves used in a book based on Frederick Douglass plus additional illustrations from Booker T. Washington and 3 sketches from Jason Christian. This particular drawing of a mother and son is in a frame and is 10.25inches wide, 14.25inches tall, and 0.75inches deep.
Biographical History Jeni Reeves is a New York native. She spent 3 years in Kenya in the 1980's, came back to the U.S. and eventually began to illustrate children's books on African American themes. She moved to Cedar Rapids in 1996. A 2004 exhibit in the AAHMCCI changing gallery featured her work.
Subjects Slavery
Slave trade
Children reading & writing
Search Terms Civil War
Underground Railroad
Books - Children's
Children's - Books
Civil Rights
People Douglass, Frederick
Washington, Booker T.
Christian, Jason
Classification Slavery
Creator Jeni Reeves