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Trade card for B.B. Roberts' Lodging House, Lawrence, Mass., 1880-1890

EP001.01.062.04.01.006 (RS13084)

Description

This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card for B. B. Roberts' Lodging House at 439 Essex Street in Lawrence, Massachusetts, depicts two boys tripping a woman in a field while other people pick cotton.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1880-1890
Physical Description
1 trade card: chromolithograph
Dimensions
2 13/16x 4 9/16(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0006
GUSN
189457
Reference Code
EP001.01.062.04.01.006

Record details

Originator
B.B. Roberts' Lodging House
J.H. Bufford & Co. (Lithographer)
Descriptive Terms
hotels (public accommodations)
racial discrimination
taverns
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African Americans
Cotton picking
Places
Lawrence (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Notes
Included in the Boston African Americana Project.
Location Note
Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Hotels and Taverns: Massachusetts

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