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DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637

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DuSable Museum archival photographs

The museum’s photograph collection includes a variety of clippings, commercial publicity portraits, head shots, and candid photographs of people and events, apparently from individual personal collections, donations to the museum, collecting by museum staff, and museum events themselves. The photographs are in large part identified, and follow two arrangements: some are stored in Hollinger boxes with indexes, and some, all

Stepin Fetchit collection

Stepin Fetchit (Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry) remains one of the most controversial movie actors in American history. While Stepin Fetchit was undoubtedly one of the most talented physical comedians ever to do his shtick on the Big Screen, achieving the rare status of being a character actor-supporting player who actually achieved superstar status in the 1930s, his characterization as