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The NHD at NMAAHC Collection Connection Grid 2018: Conflict and Compromise in History

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Welcome to the National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection Grid for the 2018 NHD Theme!

Below are some documents, images, objects and videos to help you explore the 2018 NHD theme: Conflict and Compromise in History. These documents, images, objects and videos are intended to help highlight the African American experience and perspective in American and international history.

These documents, images, objects and videos may help you form an idea for a project topic or they may help to expand the narrative of your selected project. Click on the text icon for possible project connections, questions to help with analysis, creative activities,  and/or the paper clip icon to reveal questions or comments to spark your curiosity.

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NHD at NMAAHC 2018

NMAAHC Education

General Lafayette

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Receipt for payment to Jack Little for his service in the Continental Army

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Mrs. Schuyler Burning Her Wheat Fields on the Approach of the British, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Woman's African-style Headwrap

National Museum of American History

Indenture of servitude, indenturing Amy Menice

Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Bible belonging to Nat Turner

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Carte-de-visite of Thomas Wiggins, also known as Blind Tom

National Museum of African American History and Culture

"Gold Washers" Snuff Box

National Museum of American History

Tintype of a Civil War soldier

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Gordon under medical inspection

National Portrait Gallery

Carte-de-visite of a sailor named Jim

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Tintype of Creed Miller with star-shaped military identification pin

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Edmonia Lewis

National Portrait Gallery

Radical Members of the South Carolina Legislature

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Lithographic print of Hiram Revels

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Beverage service from Wormley's Hotel

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Jubilee Singers, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee

National Museum of African American History and Culture

A Visit from the Old Mistress

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Heroes of the Colored Race

National Portrait Gallery

Ida B. Wells-Barnett

National Portrait Gallery

Troop A, Ninth U.S. Cavalry -- Famous Indian Fighters

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Catalogue of the Hampton Institute. 1886-87.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

He's Up Against The Real Thing Now

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Flag for Alpha Kappa Alpha

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Mary Church Terrell

National Portrait Gallery

Booker T. Washington

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photographic postcard of Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries clinching

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Banner with motto of Oklahoma Federation of Colored Women's Clubs

National Museum of African American History and Culture

W.E.B. Du Bois

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Communion dish used by the Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church in Lyles Station

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photograph of Lucille Brown among Poro agents and one small child

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Cap for a sleeping car porter

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Colored Soldiers who covered themselves with glory in France, returning to US

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Pinback button featuring a portrait of Bessie Coleman

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photographic postcard of Daniel Hendricks in Masonic regalia

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Crisis Vol. 15 No. 6

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Stock certificate issued by Black Star Line to Percival L. Burrows

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Love Will Find a Way

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Langston Hughes

National Portrait Gallery

Josephine Baker

National Portrait Gallery

[Mary McLeod] Bethune [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph of James Lane firing a gun on the deck of the USS Indianapolis

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Hand tinted portrait of Pauline C. Cookman in uniform

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photographic postcard of U.S. Navy sailors and an officer

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Overton Park Zoo. Memphis, TN

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Training aircraft used by Tuskegee Institute

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Trumpet owned by Louis Armstrong

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Ralph J. Bunche

National Portrait Gallery

Dress designed by Ann Lowe

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Alabama Fire Department Aims High-Pressure Water Hoses at Civil Rights Demonstrators

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Walking

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Coming Into Montgomery

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Marchers with Flags in Front of the Alabama State Capitol, Montgomery

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Flier for the Troops for the Black Nation

National Museum of African American History and Culture

A Political Biography of Angela Davis

National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Funniest Woman in the World:" Moms Mabley Onstage

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Vietnam tour jacket with black power embroidery

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Revolutionary

National Museum of African American History and Culture

People’s Free Food Program, Palo Alto, California, 1972

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photograph of Run DMC and Jam Master Jay

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Flier for the Public Enemy album There's a Poison Goin On

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Playbill for Fences

National Museum of African American History and Culture