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Encounter with an Elephant Glass Slides

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00299
Scope and Contents Twelve glass plate slides depicting a cartoon scene of a native African American shooting a spear into the back end of an elephant. Rather than wounding the animal, it provokes it. The following scenes show the elephant holding the native underwater, almost feeding it to a crocodile, and then finally deciding to throw the native onto a prickly bush. The last scene of the cartoon slide shows the elephant walking off and the native covered in thorns. The scenes depict the African American in a...

North Carolina Arrest Warrant for Bazel Bunting, a Free Man of Color

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01651
Scope and Contents One-page arrest warrant issued from the town of Salisbury in the county of Rowen in North Carolina.

Notation of Prices for Slaves from Columbia, South Carolina

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01370
Content Description Folded Confederate letter address sheet that was later used to record the prices for slaves sold in that area in 1864. It was possibly an auction tally.

Roanoke Estate Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01373
Content Description Collection of 22 black and white photographs of various African American individuals and families. Some of the photographs are labeled with first names and the date of the picture. Dates range from the 1950's through the 1970's. There is also a newspaper clipping of Annie Poindexter that was published in loving memory of her by her children, Lonnie and Marguerite. Poindexter passed July 3, 1959. It is supposed that the collection of photographs are from a Roanoke Estate.

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  • Names: Gary Alonzo Barranger X
  • Subject: African Americans X

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