//
African American Material Culture, 1700s-1800s

Each of objects below was carefully chosen for its ability to tell a story about the lives of African American people in the 18th and 19th century, most of whom were enslaved. Click the links below the animations to explore different topics. As you browse the galleries, think about why the objects were chosen and what kinds of stories they tell.

517_colonoware_vessel_edited

Dining

1884_quartz_crystal

Ritual/Spiritual Beliefs

9999-bray_well

Social Relationships

549blockpipe

Economics

2015_brush

Miscellaneous

Additional Resources

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: