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Artifacts tell stories of the Encounter and Frontier

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Language Arts And English +4 Age Level High School (16 to 18 years old)

A collection of artifacts from which our students will choose an object of study for their first project cycle. Student swill be using historical, scientific, literary, mathematical and artistic techniques to help their chosen artifact tell a story of an encounter in history between two groups and/or cultures.

Stock share certificate for the Royal African Company

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Folk art model of a slave ship on stand

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Slave Narrative

National Museum of African Art

Wage book for the slave trading ship Fox captained by Robert Mitchell

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Manilla

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Manilla, Nigeria

National Museum of American History

String of cowrie shells

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Rainbow Serpent

National Museum of African Art

Shackles

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Mine Shaft and Slave Ship

National Museum of African Art

Woodcarving of a slave trader with enslaved female figure

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Bracelet

National Museum of African Art

Gameboard

National Museum of African Art

Letter to Reverend David Selden from his son David Selden

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Carte-de-visite portrait of Mrs. Maj. Hall

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Wounded Scout. A Friend In The Swamp.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Slave shackles

National Museum of American History

Pocahontas

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Pocahontas

National Portrait Gallery

Pocahontas

National Portrait Gallery

Powhatan

National Portrait Gallery

Shackles

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Block of Aquia Creek sandstone removed from the East Front of US Capitol

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Wire oyster basket

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Shucking Bucket

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Culling hammer

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Oyster fork

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Ship Model, Sloop Mediator

National Museum of American History

Powhatan

National Portrait Gallery

Folk art model of a slave ship on stand

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Iron collar and key

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Burl bowl

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Letter to Samuel Fox from Giles Saunders regarding the slave trade

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Wooden drum used on the Sea Islands, South Carolina

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Amulet in the form of miniature shackles

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Negro Digest, Volume 18, Number 9

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Stone slave auction block from Hagerstown, Maryland

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Stock share certificate for the Royal African Company

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Deed of sale between William Walker and John and Joan Gunston

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Building brick from the White House

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Stock share certificate for the Royal African Company

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Charleston slave badge from 1801 for Mechanic No. 108

National Museum of African American History and Culture