US TxAM-C 786
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Africana Studies Collection
- 1883-1956; Undated (Creation)
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This collection encompasses a number of resources obtained with the support of A&M's Africana Studies Program.
Box 1, Teaching Aids, consists of chromo card albums that were published in continental Europe by various companies to garner support for the continuation of the control over colonies across Africa and Asia. Also, many of these albums intend to educate on the natural resources of the colonies and their indigenous inhabitants.
Box 2, Cards and Chromo Albums, consists of cards produced by various European companies that depict the African lifestyle and diaspora. Some cards also depict many stereotypes widely held by mainland European society. Also included are albums that may have been intended to educate the collector on topics such as the fauna of Africa, and the practice of hunting.
Box 3, Oversize Items, consists of more Chromo trade albums, teaching aids, ballots, and posters.
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bib# 3878533, 3878531
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