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Manifest: Thirteen Colonies

Manifest: Thirteen Colonies

By Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Sunday, July 14, 2024 9am to 5pm

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  • Monday, July 15, 2024 9am to 5pm
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  • Monday, July 22, 2024 9am to 5pm
Manifest: Thirteen Colonies

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Sunday, July 14, 2024 9am to 5pm

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology View map

11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

https://peabody.harvard.edu/manifest-thirteen-colonies
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A midcentury voting machine. A pair of baby dolls from a famed science experiment. A lock of hair from the most photographed American of his day: Frederick Douglass. All were selected and photographed in natural light by Wendel A. White, the 2021 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. White photographed African-American materials housed in private and public collections throughout the thirteen original United States colonies and Washington, D.C. His subjects are rare, singular objects and everyday material such as diaries, documents, photographs, and souvenirs—what he calls “the forensic evidence of Black life and events in the United States.”

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