NAKED CITY [Ex-Libris Ralph Ingersoll, Founder of PM Newspaper]
KULCHUR - Vol. 2 No. 5 - Spring 1962
[Original Flyer for Aug. 13th, 1982 Hardcore Show at the A7 Annex]
FUCK YOU: A Magazine of the Arts - Number 5, Vol. 4
[Original Poster for "afro/rock night with Assagai" at Hull University]
JADE PRESENTS ... IGGY POP [Concert Flyer]
A PLASTIC TOOL
EAU DE COLOGNE [First Two Issues]
THE KNOWN WORLD

[Annotated Photograph of Seven Young Boys in Blackface and Dresses, Captioned on Front in Autograph "Seven Little Pickaninies"]

[African Americana]

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New Paris, OH: np, 1899. Sepia studio portrait, approx. 6" x 8.5" on a larger mount. With extensive early holograph annotations to lower margin and verso. Spotted and foxed with small chip to one corner of photo. With a later Richmond, Indiana address stamp and collector's accession number in ink on verso. Good, sound condition. (Item ID: 12903)

A dreadfully evocative racist relic of American popular entertainment. Purchased from a colleague who seemed glad to be rid of it. "Now it's your problem," he said. Holograph notation on verso explains: "Year 1899. Cantata 'Convention to Santa Land,' Played by the Methodist Sunday School in the old Public Church on Cherry St. New Paris, O," with the lyrics to the dialect song, "Lulaby [sic] by Pickaninnies," and a few other annotation, including the names of the "players." From the thankfully bygone days when Sunday school and Christmas meant ugly caricature and perpetuation of racial superiority.


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