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  1. 1. “In the Middle of This Poverty Some Cups and a Teapot”:  The Material Culture of American Slavery<br />Martha B. Katz-Hyman<br />
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  3. 3. Wythe House, 1987<br />Everard Kitchen, 1989<br />Carter’s Grove Slave Quarter, 1989<br />
  4. 4. From the probate inventory of Anthony Hay, 1771<br />
  5. 5. Buttons, Buckles, & Scissors from a cellar at the Carter’s Grove Slave Quarter<br />
  6. 6. John Glassford & Company, "Records for Virginia," Colchester Store, Store Ledgers A-B and D-I, November 9, 1760, to August 26, 1769, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. <br />
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  8. 8. Julian Niemcewicz, who visited Mount Vernon in 1798<br />
  9. 9. Benjamin Latrobe, “An Overseer Doing His Duty,” 1798; Maryland Historical Society<br />
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  16. 16. “The old Cloths must be disposed of, as follows: The Grey Coat Wastecoat & breeches, with brass buttons, and the hat to poor Will: The stuff shirt to Mingo: and the Dimmity Coat & breeches and the knife in the pocket to Harrison: and Aron's Old Livery with one pair of the Leather breeches and one of the Linen frocks to Moses….” (Joseph Ball, London, to Joseph Chinn, Virginia, 1743)<br />
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  20. 20. John Joseph Lafar<br />Slave Badge Charleston, South Carolina<br />1823; copper<br />(Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; 1990-226)<br />
  21. 21. John Glassford & Company, "Records for Virginia," Colchester Store, Store Ledgers A-B and D-I, November 9, 1760, to August 26, 1769, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. <br />
  22. 22. “Sierra Leone Scenes, from Jean Barbot, Barbot on Guinea : The Writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa, 1678-1712 (London : Hakluyt Society, 1992)<br />
  23. 23. Pipe with Cosmogram excavated at the Rich Neck site, Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accession # CW1074-68AC<br />Pierced Spoon Handles excavated at the Utopia site, Kingsmill, Williamsburg; Pewter; ca. 1720-1750<br />
  24. 24. “Banjar Player and Jig Dancer,” watercolor, ca. 1815; <br />Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA<br />
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  28. 28. Group of “contrabands” at Foller’s House, Cumberland Landing, VA; Library of Congress<br />H.P. Moore, “Planting Sweet Potatoes, James Hopkinson’s Plantation, “Edisto Island, SC, 1862; New-York Historical Society<br />Sugar Bowl, England; 1825-1830, bone china, enameled and gilded; Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; 1998-37<br />
  29. 29. Isom Moseley, Gee’s Bend, Alabama <br />October 1939<br />
  30. 30. Jubilee Hall , ca. 1900<br />Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee<br />

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