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Accession number A2003.034
Collection Norman Erickson Small Collection
Title Personal Collection Items
Catalog Number A2003.034
Object Name Documents
Credit line Collection of the AAMI - Gift of Norman Erickson
Dates of Creation undated
Access Conditions Open for research
Copyrights no known restrictions
Scope & Content This collection contains a variety of racist items from postcards to pictures.
-Photocopies of racist valentines
-Two Arbuckle bros. coffee co. racist postcards
-Lincoln centennial souvenir Emancipation Proclamation 1809-1909 postcard
-postcard and envelope of the USS Adm. N.S. Benson
Biographical History Mr. Erickson is a local white civil war buff with a general interest in history. He purchased these items in an antique shop.
Subjects Postal cards
Search Terms Racism
Racist advertising
Civil Rights Nadir
Cedar Rapids
Classification Racism