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Trade card for B.B. Roberts' Lodging House, Lawrence, Mass., 1880-1890

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Title:
Trade card for B.B. Roberts' Lodging House, Lawrence, Mass., 1880-1890
Description:
This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card for B. B. Roberts' Lodging House at 439 Essex Street in Lawrence, Massachusetts, depicts two boys tripping a woman in a field while other people pick cotton.
Date:
1880–1890
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Ephemera
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
racial discrimination
hotels (public accommodations)
taverns
African Americans
Cotton picking
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Lawrence
Extent:
1 trade card: chromolithograph
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
189457
Call #:
EP001.01.062.04.01.006