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By Edwards, Nova M.; Knowles, Lillian Victoria
Originally written in 1977 as a thesis for a Master of Arts in Social Science at California State University, Sacramento, this book addresses how the word black has been used negatively in the West.
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By Edwards, Nova M.
The inspiration of this paper doll comes from a lovely painting titled Portrait of a Young Woman, previously attributed to Jean-Etienne Liotard, which is exhibited in the St. Louis Art Museum. This late 18th century European painting is of a young lady of African descent who appe...ars to be a lady of means as evidenced by her dress and jewelry. The book includes one paper doll that stands approximately 8.5 tall, nine dresses, attached stand, and an envelope for the doll and her clothes. The paper used for this book is 24/60#.Read more
On June 19, 1865, known as Juneteenth, American slaves were informed that they had been emancipated. Juneteenth is a very important event in American history. These two paper dolls, fashioned with late 19th to early 20th century clothes and hair, are a celebration of Juneteenth. ...The 8 1/2 hand-illustrated dolls come as a set with five dresses each and attached stands. Also, included is a brief description of the Juneteenth celebration with pictures of the June 19, 1865 announcement and President Abraham Lincoln's emancipation proclamation. The dolls and clothes are printed on white 24# paper.Read more
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