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    I really enjoyed reading about the history of African American memorabilia It was thought provoking and at times heartbreaking I was also interested in learning about Josephine Baker whom I always found fascinating but to learn that she was a spy for the French resistance and that she would stuff notes into her underwear was a surprise I enjoyed the various pictures and learning about a part of my culture.

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The Art and History of Black Memorabilia Black Memorabilia Is One Of The Most Provocative Areas Of Collecting In America Today, Encompassing Anything Made By Or Depicting People Of African Descent It Includes A Diverse Range Of Objects And Documents That Span Five Centuries Of African American Life, From Trade Cards To Kitchen Novelties Dolls And Toys To Sports And Civil Rights Mementos Cereal Boxes And Product Labels To Books And Sheet Music And Even The Shackles, Classified Ads, And Bills Of Sale That Document The Long Years Of Black Slavery Often Harsh And Painful To Examine, These Artifacts Nonetheless Offer An Important Window Into American History They Have Become Highly Valued Collectibles, And Especially So Among African Americans The Art And History Of Black Memorabilia, By Larry Vincent Buster, Is The First Fully Illustrated Overview Of This Remarkable Area Of Americana With Than Two Hundred Color Photographs, This Volume Examines The Most Desirable Black Collectibles And Places Them Within Their Historical And Social Contexts The Author, Himself A Noted Collector, Includes Information On How To Buy, Display, And Preserve Black Memorabilia And Explains How To Spot Fakes And Reproductions Also Included Are Explorations Of Some Of The Most Well Known And Influential African American Figures In Popular Culture At Times Horrifying Yet Sublime, Insulting Yet Intriguing, Humorous, Heartbreaking, And Inspiring, The Art And History Of Black Memorabilia Is A Landmark Chronicle Of The Black Experience In America